Farmington man drowned trying to swim across the Black River

REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 19-year-old Farmington man died while trying to swim across the Black River in Reynolds County.

It happened at Johnson Shut-Ins State Park on Sunday, June 11.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Christopher Watson went under and did not resurface.

The coroner pronounced Watson dead at 6:45 p.m.

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