Man in critical condition after jumping on boat propeller

A man is in critical condition after accidentally jumping on a boat propeller to free a stuck vessel, NBC Miami is reporting

On Wednesday, Robert Daigle, 37, of Fort Pierce, jumped in the water to push a boat off a flat near Bud-n-Mary's Marina in Islamorada. He fell on the propeller as he pushed from the stern with the motor running, suffering cuts on his arm and shoulder. 

Daigle was airlifted to Miami to have surgery. 


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