Authorities identify man killed in Lawrence County flooding

2 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, December 30 2015 Dec 30, 2015 Wednesday, December 30, 2015 9:31:00 AM CST December 30, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

VERONA (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was killed in flooding in southwest Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 37-year-old Christopher A. Sperandio, of Verona. Authorities found his body Tuesday on the shoreline of a stream in Lawrence County. The discovery was made after his vehicle was found downstream of a low-water crossing.

He is among 13 people who have drowned in flooding in Missouri since the weekend. Twelve were in vehicles that drove into flooded roads.

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