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Man nearly drowns after ATV crash in Iron Co.

IRON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A man nearly drowned following an ATV crash in Iron County.

The Highway Patrol says Earl Rayfield, 74, was out for a ride Saturday afternoon east of Des Arc when he lost control and ended up in creek.

He tried to swim his way out, but was unable to do so.

Officials say some Good Samaritans nearby were able to pull him out of the water.

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