De Soto man falls from boat, drowns

A De Soto man drowned when he suffered a seizure and fell overboard from his boat.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reported the accident occurred at Snow Hollow Lake in Iron County at 10:26 a.m. Sunday.

Zachary S. Daugherty, 39, of De Soto was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:55 p.m. by Iron County Coroner Tim Harbison.

Daugherty was fishing from the stern pedestal seat of a boat when the seizure occurred, the patrol reported, and caused him to fall overboard into the water.  He did not resurface.

Responding to the scene was the Metro West Dive Team, the Highway Patrol, Missouri Department of Conservation agents, and the Pilot Knob and Doe Run Fire Departments.

Snow Hollow Lake is at the end of County Road 129, northwest of Ironton.