Woman drowns after low water cross attempt in Osage Fork

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LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. — A woman from Grovespring, Missouri died after attempting to drive through a low water crossing on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

53-year-old Kristi Yates tried to swim to shore after she exited her vehicle. Highway Patrol reports the incident happened around 1:05 p.m.

The coroner pronounced the woman dead around 5 p.m.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Boat/Drowning Incident Reports, crews transported Yates to Shadel’s Funeral Home in Lebanon, Missouri.

A Laclede County Deputy has notified next of kin.

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