Child dies after falling off the back of a boat at Lake of the Ozarks

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Rev Steve Heather KOLR

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo.- An eight-year-old boy died over the weekend after falling off the back of a boat at Lake of the Ozarks.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol drowning report, the child exited the rear of a 2017 Playcraft Tritoon boat and was struck by the propeller.

The incident happened around 3:40 p.m. on June 5 at the six-mile mark of Glaize Arm.

The child was from Waynesville, Mo. This death marks the 25th death for Troop F for 2021.

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