- Associated Press - Saturday, June 25, 2016

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - A man whose wife was injured when her personal watercraft exploded on Smith Mountain Lake is hoping to track down the good Samaritans who helped her so he can thank them.

Sixty-one-year-old Jeanne Mosher suffered broken bones, burns and other injuries when her personal watercraft blew up Tuesday morning. Virginia fisheries officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.

Her husband, Doug Mosher, tells The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (https://tinyurl.com/hq4j2on) that he heard the explosion and ran to a dock, where he found his wife face-up in the water. He flagged down a family passing on a boat, and some children jumped in the water with him to keep his wife stabilized while their father called 911.

Mosher says in the chaos of the moment, he didn’t get their names.


Information from: The News & Advance, https://www.newsadvance.com/



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