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Man drowned Friday after falling from a boat dock in Taney County, Missouri

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Posted at 7:39 PM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 20:39:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man drowned Friday after he fell off a boat dock into Lake Taneycomo.

The incident happened about 11:15 p.m. on Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Beach, Missouri.

Frankie Mills, 50, of Rockaway Beach, died at the scene, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report.

Mills was not wearing a life jacket, the report states.

This was the first non-boat related drowning in 2020 in the patrol's Troop D, which includes Lake Taneycomo.