Florida Man Dies in Jet Ski Accident on Flathead Lake

Robert Paul Trejo was found unresponsive near Finley Point on July 3

By Justin Franz

A 39-year-old Florida man died July 3 after falling off a Jet Ski near Finley Point on Flathead Lake, according to authorities.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said Robert Paul Trejo, of Ocala, Florida, was found unresponsive in the lake near a Jet Ski around 6:30 p.m., Monday. Emergency responders and other boaters got Trejo into a boat where CPR was performed for about 15 minutes. At the time, Trejo had a slight pulse and was breathing. He was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital, Bell said.

Trejo’s body has been sent to the Montana State Crime Lab for an autopsy.