Missouri highway patrol: 8-year-old boy drowns in creek

4 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Friday, May 27 2016 May 27, 2016 Friday, May 27, 2016 6:34:00 PM CDT May 27, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

CASSVILLE (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Missouri say an 8-year-old boy has drowned in a creek.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Haiden Harrison of Cassville was swimming about 1 p.m. Friday in Flat Creek in Barry County when he disappeared under water.

Rescuers eventually pulled the unresponsive boy out, but resuscitation efforts failed. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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