Man injured in jet ski accident at Geist Reservoir

A personal flotation device was credited with saving a man's life following a jet ski accident Thursday.

According to officials, the accident happened around 4:25 p.m. at Geist Reservoir. Several boaters assisted the injured man after they heard the crash. An off-duty Greenfield firefighter pulled the man onto his boat and met an ambulance at the Olio Road marina.

The injured man was taken to St. Vincent Northeast. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

The Department of Natural Resources is still investigating what led to the crash.

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