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Body of missing Kayaker found near Jefferson Barracks Bridge

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A U.S. Coast Guard boat searching for a Mississippi kayaker in the Mississippi River (Credit: KMOV) A U.S. Coast Guard boat searching for a Mississippi kayaker in the Mississippi River (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The body of a kayaker who reportedly fell into the water after hitting towlines between two barges has been found.

Dalton Bast, 29, was last seen alive around 4:05 a.m. Thursday on the Upper Mississippi River near mile marker 175, near Reidy terminals. Coast Guard watchstanders were alerted of the incident by personnel at the Gasconade Fleeting Services.

He was reportedly not wearing a life jacket at the time of the incident.

His body was found Saturday near the Jefferson Barracks Bridge.

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