MACON COUNTY, Mo. – A Columbia man was injured Saturday, August 15, 2015, while water skiing at Long Branch Lake in Macon County.

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According to the Highway Patrol, Robert Benedetti, 55, was seriously injured when he fell while water skiing. He was transported to Samaritan Hospital, then later flown to University Hospital in Columbia.