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Sikeston man drowns in Mississippi County, MO

According to Coroner Terry Parker, a father, and his adult son were fishing when the boat turned over. (Source: Raycom Media) According to Coroner Terry Parker, a father, and his adult son were fishing when the boat turned over. (Source: Raycom Media)
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

The Mississippi County, Missouri Coroner's Office said a Sikeston, Mo, man has drowned after a boat capsized on Tuesday, May 8.

It happened at the Robert Delaney Lake, north of Charleston, Mo.

According to Coroner Terry Parker, a father, and his adult son were fishing when their boat hit a submerged object and causing them to fall overboard. The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Michael D. Price. Price was taken to a Sikeston hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The father of Micheal Price, Clifford Price, is being treated at an area hospital, according to Parker.

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An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9.

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