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Crash Reports - Feb. 10, 2023


Illinois man drowns after driving into Johnson County pond

Edward D. Taylor, 25, of Riverdale, Illinois, drowned at 1:18 a.m. Sunday in a Johnson County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Taylor drove into a pond at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, U.S. Highway 50 and Business 13. He exited the vehicle and attempted to swim to shore but became immersed and drowned.

His body was recovered and released to the coroner.