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New Prague Man Injured By Boat Propeller

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NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (WCCO) – A 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening.

According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township.

When they arrived, they found that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.

The victim was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

Alcohol was not a factor in the accident. The Scott County Sheriff’s office is investigating the case.

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