Authorities identify man killed in Lawrence County flooding
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.