Wardsville man injured when thrown from boat

Wardsville man falls overboard from moving boat

A Wardsville man suffered minor injuries when he fell overboard from a boat on the Gascoande River.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says around 4:30 Saturday afternoon, they responded to an accident near the 28-mile marker on the river.

Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Hutchison of Wardsville was a passenger on a boat that was traveling upstream. The make of the boat and the driver are unknown. When the boat turned to the left, Hutchison fell overboard.

Hutchison was driven from the scene to Mt. Sterling. He was then taken by ambulance to Capital Region Hospital for minor injuries.