16-year old dies from injuries in jet ski accident
The Lucas County coroner's office confirms one teenager died after a jet ski accident that left another teen hurt. It happened Wednesday around 2:30 in the afternoon near the Edison bridge in Sandusky Bay.
The coroner says 16-yer old Kevin Sullivan died at local hospital.
Authorities say a young woman with the group who made the 911 call, remained calm and comforted everyone until help arrived.
Dispatcher: Ottawa County 911
Caller: Hi. There's been a jet ski accident. We are out by. Where
are we at? We're out by the railroad tracks
There's been a collision. He's bleeding.
Officers with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources say the four teens were jet skiing when two of the jet ski's collided. According to this police report the us coast guard located the teens near the shore.
Caller: Are we by the Old Bay bridge access? Kevin. We're on the
other side of the railroad tracks. Kevin can you hear me?
Dispatcher: Hang on a second OK.
Caller: He's not responding we need someone soon.
Dispatcher: OK hang on.
One teen suffered minor scrapes and bruises. He was treated then released from a local hospital. Kevin Sullivan suffered life threatening injuries to his head. The Lucas County coroner says he died.
Caller: Kevin can you hear me? Joe stay calm.
Just keep making noises Kevin.
You're going to be fine. Help is on the way.
They are going to come help us.
According to the 911 call all four of the teens were wearing life jackets.
The accident is still under investigation.