The engine compartment then exploded causing the Wellcraft to catch fire. Mort refused medical treatment at the scene.

A Kansas man was left with minor injuries after the boat’s engine exploded and caught fire.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol boat incident report, Carl Mort, 41, of Overland Park, Kansas, suffered minor injuries from an explosion at the sixth mile marker on Osage Arm Millstone Cove in Morgan County.

On Sun., May 5, 2019 at 9:55 p.m. Mort started the engine of the 1986 Wellcraft he was driving. The engine compartment then exploded causing the Wellcraft to catch fire. Mort refused medical treatment at the scene.

The Wellcraft was totaled.