Gypsum Man Dies in Missouri Drowning

By: KAKE News
By: KAKE News

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A Gypsum man visiting relatives in Missouri drowned over the weekend in a private farm pond accident.

Stephen Smith was alone in a boat in Mexico, Missouri when it overturned. He was pulled from the water, but later died at a Missouri hospital.

The local sheriff says Smith wasn't wearing a life jacket, and didn't know how to swim.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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