Canoeist, 87, dies after flipping canoe on James River near Nixa, Mo.

Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 1:16 PM CDT
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NEAR NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - A canoeist died when his canoe flipped on the fast-moving James River southwest of Nixa.

Investigators say Willis Hull, 87, was traveling downstream from the Hootentown Access Tuesday afternoon. A strong current flipped the canoe, throwing him into the water.

Hull died several hours later.

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