Man becomes entangled in moss, drowns in Missouri quarry

LEBANON, Mo. – Authorities say a man has drowned after becoming entangled in moss while swimming in a southern Missouri quarry.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the man as 23-year-old Tyler Wilbanks, of Lebanon. The patrol says he died Saturday while attempting to swim in the private Willard Quarry in Laclede County.

The patrol says he wasn’t wearing a life jacket.

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