Thursday, August 21, 2014
(Pierce County, MN) -- Pierce County authorities are investigating after a jet ski explosion injured a St. Paul woman. The incident happened Sunday afternoon on the St. Croix River. The Sheriff's office says 50-year-old Scott D. Czaplewski was restarting the jet ski when it exploded. The blast threw both Czaplewski and 20-year-old Nichole Ashley Montez off the watercraft. Montez was the only one taken to the hospital with injuries.