WRIGHT CITY, MO (WARREN COUNTY) – A 23-year-old man died yesterday while attempting to swim across a private pond in Warren County, according to KSDK.
The accident happened in the 600 block of Sunshine Lane in Wright City yesterday afternoon at about 2:15 p.m.
The victim, Ballwin man Khaja M. Imran, 23, was trying to swim from a dock to the opposite side of a private pond when he panicked and submerged beneath the water.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at about 2:45 p.m. by medical personnel after he did not resurface from the pond.
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