Death toll in Missouri duck boat accident rises to 17

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fox8.com—BRANSON, Mo. — Seventeen people are dead — including children — after Thursday’s duck boat sinking in Missouri, Southern Stone County Fire Protection District spokesman Eric Nielsen rold CNN. The bodies of all the missing people have now been accounted for. Fourteen others survived, authorities have said. An amphibious tour boat carrying 31 people sank in a furious squall on a southwestern Missouri lake Thursday evening. The Ride the Ducks Branson duck boat capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake...

Death toll from Missouri duck boat accident climbs to 17. BRANSON, Mo. >> Divers found four more bodies Friday in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll to 17 in the country-and-western town of Branson, authorities said. Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident Thursday evening on Table Rock Lake.