Two women die in boating accident

Tuesday, September 3, 2002

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Two women died when their personal watercraft hit a power boat on the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend, according to the Missouri State Water Patrol.

The patrol said Jennifer Stewart, 20, of Springfield, and Melissa Jordan, 20, of Rogersville died instantly from the impact with the 32-foot boat.

The accident happened Saturday, just west of Bagnell Dam.

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