Odessa Teen Injured in Afternoon Boating Accident on Lake Nasworthy
July 19, 2019 — Just before 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, San Angelo Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to Lake Nasworthy for the report of a boating accident.
Units arrived to find a 19-year-old man suffering from lacerations caused by a boat’s engine propeller. The man was transported to Shannon Medical Center where he is currently undergoing treatment.
A preliminary investigation conducted by the Department’s Lake Patrol Unit revealed the man had been wakeboarding with friends prior to the accident. Alcohol was not a contributing factor in today’s accident and the victim was wearing a life jacket.
This is an ongoing investigation.