Missing Kayaker Found In Missouri River Expected To Survive

A missing kayaker found in the Missouri River last (Tuesday) night in Cole County is expected survive.

A call came in around 9:40 last (Tuesday) night to the Boone County dispatch of a person flipping over into the river in a kayak.

According to reports two men were kayaking in the river when one was taken downstream.

The other made it safely to the shore near the Marion access point in Cole County and called 911.

Boat rescue crews round the man about 1/2 mile down the water an hour after the search started.

The man’s condition is unknown.