20-year-old Missouri man drowns in Current River

Sunday, June 13, 2010 | 4:17 p.m. CDT

GRANDIN — A 20-year-old man drowned while trying to swim across the Current River in southeastern Missouri.

The state Water Patrol said Michael Moss, of Ellsinore, died Sunday morning in the river near Grandin. The patrol said Moss started calling for help about half way across the river.

His body was recovered about 50 yards from shore.

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