A Rockaway Beach man drowned Friday after falling from a boat dock, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

According to a patrol report, Frankie Mills, 50, fell from a boat dock into Lake Taneycomo at 200 W. Beach Blvd. in Rockaway Beach.

The report said the incident happened at about 11:15 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene at by Deputy Coroner Bryan Koppitz, according to the report.

It is the first non-boat related drowning for 2020 for the patrol’s Troop D, which covers southwest Missouri.

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