Man hospitalized after boating accident on Bear Lake

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RICH COUNTY (News4Utah) – One person was injured in a boating accident on Bear Lake Monday

Utah State Park officials said a small sailboat (Hobie Cat) tipped over on the lake. A father and his two teenage daughters were aboard the watercraft at the time. 

A good Samaritan on a jet ski responded to the area and attempted to help the family on the boat.

The 33-year-old man on the jet ski was struck by the mast of the sailboat. He was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter.

It’s not clear how badly he was injuries and park officials reported his condition as unknown. 

This is developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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