CAMDEN COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Russell Ruaba, of Jefferson City, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday afternoon fatal jet ski accident in Camden County.

Russ Ruaba, 62, was killed in a jet ski crash while visiting Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday afternoon.


According to reports, Ruaba was operating a Kawasaki PWC Jet Ski on the Lake of the Ozarks near the five mile marker of the main channel in Camden County, when the craft struck a wake and went airborne around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Rauba, who was ejected from the jet ski during the crash, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to records, Ruaba was a retired Chevron engineer.


Geo quick facts: Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 44,002. Its county seat is Camdenton – Wikipedia.