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Incident Information
Investigated By Incident# Date Time County Incident Type Location Lake/River Troop
TPR. D. C. HIGHLEY (267) 190693724 11/30/2019 4:30AM JEFFERSON NEAR DROWNING BELEWS CREEK AT HIGHWAY BB AND SHELLE ESTATES DRIVE BIG RIVER C
Injury Information
Name Gender Age Injury Type Safety Device City/State Involvement Disposition
COOPER, ROY L MALE 61 SERIOUS UNKNOWN ST LOUIS, MO VICTIM TRANSPORTED BY BIG RIVER AMBULANCE TO ST CLAIR HOSPITAL
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SUBJECT WAS ATTEMPTING TO PASS A LOW WATER BRIDGE ON FOOT. HE WAS SWEPT AWAY BY STRONG CURRENT. AFTER AN HOUR OF SURVIVAL SWIMMING, HE WAS ABLE TO PULL HIMSELF OUT OF THE CREEK. HE WAS LOCATED BY FIRE AND EMERGENCY PERSONNEL OUT OF THE CREEK. HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO ST CLAIR FOR INJURIES AND EXPOSURE TO COLD WATER. ASSISTED BY CEDAR HILL FIRE AND BIG RIVER AMBULANCE.

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