According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Matthew Rowan and his friend, Jeremy Summers, were jet skiing when they attempted to ride a large wake left from a boat; however, in their attempt, the two jet skiers collided with each other.
The collision left Rowan with severe head injuries. A good Samaritan rushed both Rowan and Summers to a nearby hospital, but Rowan was pronounced dead after arriving.
Summers did not sustain any serious injuries.
The following information was provided by the U.S. Coast Guard: