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Kansas man drowns after stumbling into Lake Taneycomo near Branson

  • Published Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 7:40 a.m.
  • Updated Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 8:55 a.m.

A 66-year-old Princeton, Kan., man drowned Wednesday when he stumbled while fishing at Lake Taneycomo.

Robert J. Rossman was fishing about 11:30 a.m. near Mile Marker 22 on the lake near Branson, Mo., when he fell into the water, according the the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Rossman’s son and a bystander pulled him from the water. Rossman was not wearing a safety device, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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