Sunday, February 26, 2023

Stockton man dies after incident at a Stockton Lake boat ramp

On February 25th around 4:30 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Polk County along with Polk County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a vehicle submerged in water at the Highpoint boat ramp access three miles northwest of Aldrich.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when a 2000 Ford F-150 driven by 40-year-old Caleb Mantonya of Stockton rolled backward into the lake and went into the water.

The Highway Patrol says a medical condition caused Mantonya to roll into the lake while in his truck. He was not wearing a safety device at the time. This crash marks MSHP Troop D’s 12th fatal crash of 2023.

View crash report below:

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