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TROY, Mo. (AP) _ A Troy man has drowned after attempting to check out the flooded Cuivre River in Lincoln County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 68-year-old Arthur H. Muensterman was on a utility vehicle Thursday morning looking at the water near Old Cap Au Gris Road. Officers say Muensterman’s vehicle got stuck and he started walking in the water before disappearing.

He was later found face down in the water and pronounced dead.