Man Drowns On Meramec River Sunday

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) –  A man drowned in the Meramec River late Sunday.

55-year-old Gregory Spurling of West Plains had been reported missing from a tubing trip earlier in the day.

He was found floating face-down in the river about a mile upstream from Blue Spring Canoe Rental in Crawford County shortly before 10 pm.

The Water Patrol division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating.




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