CAMDEN COUNTY - A 2-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after nearly drowning at the Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol incident report, the boy wandered away from a residence and was located in the water. He was not wearing a life-jacket, the report said.

The near-drowning incident happened around 8:07 p.m. near the 26.7 mile marker at the Lake of the Ozarks. 

The child was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia for his injuries.

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