Driver found dead during water rescue in northern Bollinger Co., Mo.

The man was found dead inside his vehicle.
Updated: Dec. 2, 2019 at 4:50 AM CST
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BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was found dead after his truck was swept away by water in Bollinger County on Saturday evening, Nov. 30.

Officials said a dark-colored truck was seen in the water, upside down off of Bollinger County Road 234, just one mile from Sedgewickville.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Todd P. Dean, 48 of Louisiana, was found inside the truck.

Bollinger County Road 234 crosses “Upper Whitewater Creek,” a few miles north of another drowning incident when a car was swept away by water.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Clark Parrott, troopers assisted the Bollinger County Sheriff’s Department with this water rescue.

Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind citizens if there is water on the road, do not attempt to drive across it.

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