Man, 84, drowns in Missouri pond after falling out of boat - KMOV.com

Man, 84, drowns in Missouri pond after falling out of boat

PARIS, Mo. (AP) -- An 84-year-old man Missouri man has drowned after falling out of a boat.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Willie R. Potter of Paris, Mo., drowned Thursday after he fell out of the 14-foot johnboat into a pond on private property.

The patrol said another man in the boat retrieved Potter from the water, but Potter was later pronounced dead.

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