DENT COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol reported a drowning after a vehicle was washed away in Dent County Thursday night.

The report says, around 8:15pm, a vehicle driven by 69 year old William D. Floyd of Salem attempted a low water crossing and was swept into Dry Fork Creek off of County Road 2430. Floyd was pronounced deceased at 12:30 Friday morning by the Dent County Coroner.