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Maryville, Missouri, teen drowns in One Hundred and Two River

Posted at 6:39 AM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 07:39:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 16-year-old girl from Maryville, Missouri, drowned Thursday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said she entered an area of deep water in the One Hundred and Two River about a quarter of a mile west of Barnard, Missouri, just before 2:30 p.m.

The girl was unable to swim and drowned, MSHP said.

Her body was recovered by an Iowa dive team just before 4:30 p.m.

She was not wearing a life jacket, according to the MSHP report.