Skier hurt in accident with patrol boat on Lake Minnetonka

SHOREWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A water skier is hurt after an accident involving a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol boat on Lake Minnetonka.

The sheriff’s office says the accident happened around 6:40 a.m. Saturday in the Lower Lake of Lake Minnetonka, south of Gale Island.

The man who was skiing was taken to HCMC. The deputy was not hurt. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has asked the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office to investigate. No other details were released.