Man injured after jumping into lake near 5-mile mark

Lake Sun Staff
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A man from Mt. Sterling, IL was injured Saturday after an accident on the lake.

Guillermo Jaime, 43 of Channahon, IL, was operating a 2018 Sweet Pontoon near the 5-mile mark in Morgan County when passenger Lorenzo Martinez, 33 of Mt. Sterling, jumped into the water. After jumping in, Martinez suffered a moderate injury and was transported to Lake Regional.

Neither occupant was wearing a safety device. The vessel was not damaged in any way.