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Man injured by boat propeller in Des Moines marina

DES MOINES — A man has been injured by a boat propeller at the Birdland Marina in Des Moines and transported to the hospital. Des Moines Fire says a man and wom...
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DES MOINES — A man has been injured by a boat propeller at the Birdland Marina in Des Moines and transported to the hospital.

Des Moines Fire says a man and woman on a raft were struck by a boat propeller. The woman on the raft is okay but the man was taken by paramedics after people in the area removed them from the water.

The man suffered a serious injury to his lower extremity. DSM Fire saying the man’s foot was possibly amputated by the boat’s propeller.

We’ll keep you updated as we learn more on this developing story.