Woman drowns in Elk River


MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. (KOLR10) – A woman from Bella Vista, Arkansas has drowned in Elk River after her canoe capsized Monday.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says Ann Theile, 50, was floating near the Mount Shira access on the Elk, when she came upon a tree in the river.

Theile’s canoe capsized when she stood up, she then became entangled in the tree debris and drowned.

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