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Incident Information
Investigated By Incident# Date Time County Incident Type Location Lake/River Troop
TPR. B. L. BUTLER #342 190494423 08/24/2019 8:56AM JASPER DROWNING DRAINAGE DITCH BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND MURPHY BLVD IN JOPLIN OTHER D
Injury Information
Name Gender Age Injury Type Safety Device City/State Involvement Disposition
JUVENILE MALE 13 FATAL NO CARL JUNCTION, MISSOURI OTHER TRANSPORTED TO FREEMAN WEST IN JOPLIN
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DROWNING REPORT - THIS IS TROOP D'S 8TH DROWNING IN 2019. OCCURRED AS THE SUBJECT WAS STANDING IN THE WATER IN A DRAINAGE DITCH AND WAS SWEPT AWAY BY FLASH FLOOD WATERS. SUBJECT SUBMERGED AND WAS LATER RECOVERED DOWN STREAM BY THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT 1027 HOURS ON 08-24-2019 BY DR. KENNEDY AT FREEMAN WEST HOSPITAL IN JOPLIN. ASSISTED BY TPR. K. J. KASISCHKE #724, THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT, JOPLIN FIRE DEPARTMENT, REDDING'S MILL FIRE DEPARTMENT, CARL JUNCTION POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND METRO EMERGENCY TRANSPORT SYSTEM (METS) AMBULANCE.

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