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Farmington man drowns while swimming at Johnson Shut-Ins State Park

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REYNOLDS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A Farmington man drowned at the Johnson Shut-Ins State Park Sunday night.

Christopher Watson, 19, was attempting to swim across the Black River when he went under and did not resurface around 6:45 p.m., according to the Missouri state Highway Patrol.

Watson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Reynolds County Coroner Jeff McSpadden.

No other details have been released.

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