St. Louis man drowns in Crawford County river

BOURBON, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – A 36-year-old man drowned Saturday in the Meramec River despite the efforts of a group of people to revive him, according to KJFF.

The victim, St. Louis man Karl Gander, was spotted just after 3 a group that was floating down the river about five miles from Bourbon.

Despite the group’s multiple attempts to revive him, including while on the boat to bring him to shore, they were unsuccessful in resuscitating Gander.

His cause of death was drowning, according to the Crawford County Coroner’s Office.

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