Man Falls Into Mississippi River, Drowns

5 years 4 months 1 week ago Monday, August 06 2012 Aug 6, 2012 Monday, August 06, 2012 10:36:00 AM CDT August 06, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

LOUISIANA (AP) - A west-central Illinois man is dead after falling into the Mississippi River.

WGEM-TV  reports that 54-year-old Robert Fowler of Rockport, Ill., fell from a dock at a marina just across the river from Louisiana, Mo., Saturday night. Rescuers pulled Fowler from the river. He was taken to a Louisiana hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

 

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