Ex-Missouri state patrol trooper gets final legal payment after Iowa man drowns

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Courtesy: Brandon Ellingson Memorial Video on YouTube

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — A former Missouri state patrol trooper who was driving a boat when an Iowa man fell out and drowned has received the last payment of a financial settlement he reached with the state.

In February, Anthony Piercy accepted a $201,000 settlement of lawsuits he filed as he tried get his job back.

He lost his law enforcement license after he pleaded guilty in 2017 to a misdemeanor boat violation in the 2014 death of 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson, of Clive, Iowa who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks.

In return for the settlement, Piercy agreed to not be reinstated as an officer.

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