GCSO: Teen Escapes Serious Injury After Watercraft Explosion on Lake Hamilton

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LAKE HAMILTON, Ark. — A spokesperson for the Garland County Sheriff’s Office says a 15-year-old was attempting to start a personal water craft when an explosion occurred.

The teen ended up in the water, but was able to get to shore.

Responding officers said he did not receive any serious visible injuries.

It happened in the 100 block of Lakesouth Terrace on Lake Hamilton just after noon.He was transported to the hospital to be checked out.

An Arkansas Department of Emergency Management official is responding to make sure there is no fuel leaking into the lake as a result of the accident.

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