(WOLCOTTVILLE) – Indiana Conservation Officer Levi Knach and Probationary Officer Adam Bailey investigated a personal injury boating accident that occurred at Adams Lake in LaGrange County on Sunday at approximately 5 p.m.
57-year-old Rick Huddleston of Fort Wayne, Indiana was operating a personal watercraft and struck a personal watercraft driven by 23-year-old Dakota Dellahan of Muskegon, Michigan. Both operators were making sweeping turns towards one another and got too close.
Dellahan was transported to Parkview LaGrange Hospital, and then transferred to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, for treatment of injuries to his arm, shoulder, back, ribs and lung.
Both operators were wearing personal flotation devices as required by law.
Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by the Indiana State Police.