Two injured in jet ski accident
Posted on Jul 01, 2014
Two men were injured while jet-skiing on the Des Moines River west of Boone around 7 Pm Saturday, June 21. Christian Whitney, 42, of Rippey, and Kevin Davis, 42, of Johnston, may have hit debris flowing in river, which was a foot above flood stage. The accident occurred near the bridge over Old Highway 30/216th Drive. The men were pulled out of the water by their comrades; they were part of a group of four out jet-skiing. Mr. Whitney and Mr. Davis were taken to Mercy Medical Center. A third man, Alexander Goodney, 30, of Ankeny, was arrested and charged with operating a boat while intoxicated.