Two injured in Lake of the Ozarks boat explosion

Two people were injured in a boat explosion at the Lake of the Ozarks Saturday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boat had just refueled and was still docked at Marine Max when 44-year-old David Thompson tried to do some maintenance in the engine compartment.

An unknown spark lit the compartment, causing the explosion.

Thompson was life-flighted to University Hospital with serious injuries.

A passenger in the boat, 19-year-old Brittany Bradley, was taken to Lake Regional Hospital with moderate injuries.