Missouri woman drowns while on float trip
GALENA (AP) - A southwest Missouri woman drowned while on a float trip on Mother's Day.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 61-year-old Angela Fire of Hollister drowned Sunday on the James River when her canoe hit a tree and overturned. She became tangled in the tree roots and could not escape.
The patrol said the accident happened on the river near Galena.