Iowa Man Charged After Boat Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured at Lake of the Ozarks
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Missouri — An Iowa man has been charged after a boat crash in Missouri left one person dead.
The accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday at the four mile mark of the Osage Arm at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Records say 59-year-old Kelly Wise of Atlantic, Iowa, was headed upstream when he collided with a boat driven downstream by 37-year-old Bradley Siebeneck of Holts Summit, Missouri.
Authorities say there were three other passengers in Siebeneck’s boat. Jason Russell, 39, was found dead around 4:30 p.m. Sunday after an hours-long search. Nathan Sneller, 37, was seriously injured. Brian Basham, 42, sustained minor injuries.
Both Kelly Wise and his passenger, Tammy Wise, were taken to the hospital with minor and moderate injuries.
Kelly Wise was being held in the Miller County Jail and is charged with boating while intoxicated.