Mt. Vernon man dies after his canoe overturns
STONE COUNTY, Mo. – A canoe accident claims the life of a Mt. Vernon, Missouri man.
It happened on Tuesday afternoon on James River in Stone County, about a half mile downstream from the Hootentown Access.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the canoe overturned while fighting the current going upstream. 87-year-old Willis B. Hull was thrown from the boat and drowned.
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