- Associated Press - Monday, May 11, 2015

GALENA, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri woman drowned while on a float trip on Mother’s Day.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 61-year-old Angela Fire of Hollister drowned Sunday on the James River when her canoe hit a tree and overturned. She became tangled in the tree roots and could not escape.

The patrol says the accident happened on the river near Galena.

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