Kieran Nicholson
The Denver Post

Back to: News
July 4, 2013
Follow News

Blue River man hurt in boating incident at Horsetooth Reservoir

A man was critically injured Sunday night in a boating accident when he reportedly jumped from a boat and was severely cut by a propeller.

The incident happened about 5:54 p.m. at Horsetooth Reservoir, according to a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office media release.

Deputies and park rangers were called to the Sunrise Picnic area on a boating accident and found a 22-year-old man suffering “with severe lacerations to most of the right side of his body.”

The man was taken to the Medical Center of the Rockies where he underwent surgery and is in critical condition.

The victim was not identified.


Stories you may be interested in

The Summit Daily Updated Jul 5, 2013 09:51AM Published Jul 6, 2013 11:18AM Copyright 2013 The Summit Daily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.