Four Hurt, One Seriously, When Boat Overturns on Mississippi

Brett Blume
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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) –  Four people were injured, one seriously, when a boat tipped over on the Mississippi River Sunday afternoon.

39-year-old Rudolph Sanzoterra of St. Charles was at the wheel of a 26-foot-long speedboat  when it hit a large wake while traveling upstream.

The boat overturned onto its left side.

Sanzoterra suffered serious injuries and was air-lifted from the scene to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur.

Three others in the boat suffered minor to moderate injuries.



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