Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri "Ride the Ducks" boat accident

Mourners place flowers on the windshield of cars left in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks

Mourners place flowers on the windshield of cars left in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks

The National Weather Service tweeted that wind gusts of 63 miles per hour were reported around 7:30 p.m.at Branson Airport.

Captain Jim Pulley, owner of Sea Tow Table Rock Lake, said the boat capsized a short distance behind the Showboat Branson Belle, a riverboat for entertainment and dining attached to the dock.

Mourners place flowers on the windshield of cars left in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks
Mourners place flowers on the windshield of cars left in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks

An off-duty sheriff's deputy who was working security at the scene helped with the rescue after a Ride the Ducks boat sank with 31 people on board. Divers are on the scene searching for any possible victims.

An exact number in fatalities has not been confirmed.

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At least one person has died and more than 10 were injured Thursday in a duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, according to Southern Stone County Fire Protection spokesman Eric Nielsen. Rader told KY3 News four of those people have been transported to a hospital. High winds had hit the area, according to weather reports.

Life jackets were on board the boat, Rader said. He said recovery efforts were ongoing, with some passengers still unaccounted for. The winds were likely stronger over the lake, Linderberg said. Stay with us for further updates.

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Crews classify the incident as a "mass casualty" incident that involved a tourist boat. These boats were modeled after US military boats used to transport troops and supplies during World War II, and after the war, gained popularity as sightseeing vehicles.

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