Information limited in Grand Lake St. Marys jet ski death

CELINA — Officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are investigating a deadly accident involving two people on a personal watercraft which occurred early Monday morning at Grand Lake St. Marys.

The crash was reported at 12:40 a.m. The male operator of the personal watercraft was discovered deceased near the scene of the accident. A passenger survived with minor injuries.

ODNR was assisted by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, Montezuma Fire Department and the Celina Fire Department.

A ODNR spokeswoman was uncertain if the name of the victim would be released today. A woman who answered the telephone at the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office referred all calls to the state agency.

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