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Don't Become An Statistic

  Friday, May 27 and Monday, May 30, 2022, the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to one drowning and a capsizing incident at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Troopers say Matthew Frazier, 40, drowned in the Elk River in McDonald County.  At the Lake of the Ozarks, two teens and an adult were hurt when a boat capsized. Investigators say all three were on a boat traveling too fast for the conditions, then the boat capsized. Two of the three victims were sent to the hospital for treatment. Table Rock Lake had four incidences two collisions with watercraft, one individual with serious injuries one with minor injuries, both sent to hospital: Two Groundings with injuries.  From January 2023 to April 1, 2023, the state of Missouri has had 7 drownings.     Unfortunately, a contributing cause to water related injuries and fatalities, is not paying attention to the rules of boating and water safety.  The statistics show that the majority of individuals that are injured or die are