- Associated Press - Saturday, October 15, 2016

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) - An 88-year-old Springfield man has drowned after falling off a boat in southwest Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Donald G. Tidwell was reportedly not wearing a life jacket when he fell overboard on Pomme De Terre Lake in Polk County on Friday.

The Springfield News-Leader reports (https://j.mp/2esF4lC) the boat was found floating near a landing and was not operating under power.

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Information from: Springfield News-Leader, https://www.news-leader.com

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