Boat propeller cuts off part of CA man's leg - WNEM TV 5

Boat propeller cuts off part of CA man's leg

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Authorities say a California man lost part of a leg in a weekend boating accident on Lake Havasu on the Colorado River in western Arizona.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Stuart Boeg of Placentia fell into the water while stepping from a boat onto a dock at Lake Havasu City on Saturday.

The sheriff's office says a propeller on the boat cut the leg off at the shin.

Fellow passengers on the boat pulled Boeg him back on board and due a dock line around his leg for a tourniquet.

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