An Osage Beach boater’s vessel was swamped after crashing into a large wave Saturday night.

An Osage Beach boater’s vessel was swamped after crashing into a large wave Saturday night.

Brent M. Peirick, 26, was operating a 1986 Procraft Bass Boat near the 1 MM of the Glaize Arm and heading upstream when a large was overtook the boat over the bow. The boat began to sink, but a passerby towed them away. 

Peirick’s injuries are unknown at this point and the boat was totaled. He was wearing a safety device.