Horrifying: Missouri Duckboat Capsizes, Killing At Least 13

posted by Lance Houston - 

Heartbreaking news out of Branson, Missouri this morning. So far, at least 13 people, including children, have died after a duck boat capsized and sank during a thunderstorm yesterday.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace said four people remain missing in Table Rock Lake in Branson. Fourteen people survived the horrific accident, though seven of them did sustain injuries. 

A spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center Branson said four adults and three children arrived at the hospital shortly after the incident Thursday night; two adults are in critical condition and the others were treated for minor injuries.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Branson area Thursday evening, and winds reached speeds of more than 60 mph (100 kph) in the area. 


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