Elise Rich
May 23, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Drowning is already the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4 , significantly ahead of motor vehicle accidents, and second for children ages 5 to 9. Teens have the second highest rate of drowning. For every drowning that is fatal, another five children go to emergency rooms; half of those...
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July 15, 2019 - 9:01 am
MARTHASVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old girl has drowned after her mother lost her way on a dusty gravel road and drove into a Warren County pond. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that rescuers in Warren County responded Saturday to the submerged vehicle that held 30-year-old Reem...
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Car rolled into pond near Marthasville, Mo. on July 13, 2019
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July 13, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Divers called-in Saturday to find person trapped in vehicle
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May 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Hazelwood residents had been missing since May 15th
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March 18, 2019 - 2:11 pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their advice on water safety. The AAP says that by starting swim lessons for your kids at age 1, you are reducing your child's risk of drowning. Nearly 1,000 drowning deaths happen in the U.S. each year, and drowning is a leading cause of death in...
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Tom Franklin
January 17, 2019 - 9:27 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — The autopsy of a St. Louis ballerina found floating in Mark Twain Lake in rural northeast Missouri is complete, but questions still remain. The autopsy performed by the Monroe County Coroner's Office confirmed that Raffaella Stroik drowned to death. However, the St. Louis...
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Brian Kelly
September 30, 2018 - 11:34 am
CRAWFORD COUNTY, MO (KMOX) -The man who drowned in the Meramec River Sunday evening was a 55-year-old from Florissant. Matthew Lawless was on a raft with a handful of people near the Big Eddie Conservation area in Crawford County, when he went into the water. The Highway Patrol says he resurfaced...
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September 08, 2018 - 9:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Flooding is blamed for the death of a southwest Missouri deputy. The Greene County Sheriff's department says Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts had just cleared a 9-1-1 call Friday night when he radioed the department saying his car washed off the road. Springfield Fire and Water Rescue...
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August 24, 2018 - 8:03 am
The suit seeks at least $25,000 in damages.
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August 21, 2018 - 10:25 am
There's been so much tragic news about drownings lately, but here's a hopeful story.
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