Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Oliver Lake Accident Victim Taken To Hospital


July 29, 2021

Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway confirmed to the Observer that a Jet Ski incident resulting in an injury occurred at Oliver Lake on Sunday shortly before 7 p.m.

A local individual, whose name has not been released, was taken by Life Flight to Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff with head trauma. Gillway said a Jet Ski turned and the back end of it hit the individual in the head.

He said the individual never lost consciousness.

After the incident, a bystander was able to pull the injured party to the shore.

A Nebraska Game and Parks conservation officer is investigating the i...

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