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May 18, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Possible Drowning

A student at Missouri Western in St. Joseph has been rushed to the local hospital after reports of a possible drowning.

A spokesperson with the university says the male student was rescued around 2 this afternoon from the pool inside the Looney Complex on the Missouri Western campus. Missouri Western Spokesman Kent Heier doesn't yet have an update on the student's condition, but stopped short of calling it a drowning. Investigators with Missouri Western's campus police and the Missouri Highway Patrol are interviewing people inside the pool area as the investigation continues to find out what happened in this afternoon's incident.