75-year-old Kansas City man drowns Wednesday in Miller County

At 5:12 Wednesday evening the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a fatality boating accident on the Osage River in Miller County. The accident reportedly occurred Near Chaney Drive below the Osage River Bridge. The victim, 75-year-old Larry J. Pennington of Kansas City Missouri was reportedly moving gear around in the boat a 1989 Tracker, which was tied to the dock, when he lost his balance, and fell overboard. The accident report states Pennington was recovered by another boater. He was pronounced deceased at Lake Regional Hospital at 6:10 Wednesday evening. Pennington was not wearing safety equipment according to the report.