Kansas City man falls overboard, drowns in Osage River

4 years 10 months 1 week ago Thursday, May 28 2015 May 28, 2015 Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:45:44 AM CDT May 28, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

TUSCUMBIA (AP) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 75-year-old Kansas City man drowned after he fell into the Osage River Wednesday evening.

The patrol said Larry J. Pennington lost his balance when he was moving gear around in his boat and fell overboard near the Osage River Bridge in Miller County.

His boat was docked at the time and he was not wearing a life vest.

Pennington was pulled from the water and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

 

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