Water skier injured in collision with Hennepin County Water Patrol boat on Lake Minnetonka

A man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.
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A man was injured on Lake Minnetonka Saturday when he was in a collision with a Hennepin County Water Patrol boat as he water skied.

The incident happened at 6:40 a.m. Saturday on the Lower Lake of Minnetonka, south of Gale Island.

The water skier was injured in the collision, and was subsequently taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

The deputy piloting the Hennepin county boat was not injured.

An investigation has been launched into what led up to the incident, with the sheriff's office requesting Ramsey County lead the investigation.

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