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Incident Information
Investigated By Incident# Date Time County Incident Type Location Lake/River Troop
CPL R L AYERS #128 ASSISTED BY TPR R.A. WALKER #1128, MDC AGENT SHELTON, DUNKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF, KENNETT FIRE DEPARTMENT, HORNERSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND SENATH FIRE DEPARTMENT 190401812 07/12/2019 10:15PM DUNKLIN PERSON(S) FALLS OVERBOARD 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF KENNETT ST. FRANCIS RIVER E
Boat Information
Boat. # Boat Description Damage Disposition Driver Name Driver Gender Driver Age Safety Device Driver City/State Driver Insurance Boat Direction
1 1972 GENIE NONE RETURNED BY OWNER TO RESIDENCE NICHOLS, DAVID W MALE 44 YES KENNETT,MO NONE NORTH WEST
Injury Information
Boat. # Name Gender Age Injury Type Safety Device City/State Involvement Disposition
1 NICHOLS, DAVID W MALE 44 FATAL YES KENNETT,MO DRIVER TAKEN BY DUNKLIN COUNTY CORONER,JAMES POWELL, TO LANDESS FUNERAL HOME
Misc. Information
BOATING FATALITY #2- OCCURRED AS OCCUPANT 1 WAS CHECKING A FISHING LINE ON THE FRONT OF THE BOAT- OCCUPANT 1 FELL IN WITH A LIFE JACKET AROUND HIS RIGHT ARM- OCCUPANT 1 RESURFACED ONCE WITH LIFE JACKET FALLING OFF- OCCUPANT 1 WENT UNDER THE SURFACE OF THE WATER AND NOT OBSERVED AGAIN. PRONOUNCED AT THE SCENE 07/13/2019, AT 1100 HRS BY DUNKLIN COUNTY CORONER, JAMES POWELL. NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED AT 1100 HRS BY THE DUNKLIN COUNTY CORONER.

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