Duck Boat capsizes in Missouri killing at least 13; others still missing

(image: WPMI) Duck Boat capsizes in Missouri killing at least 11; others still missing

Tragedy in Branson Mo, as a duck boat sinks in a storm killing at least 13 people, including one child.

Six people are still missing after a storm causes a duck boat loaded with tourist to submerge in a lake.

Investigators are looking into what caused the accident, but they say debris from an earlier storm could be a factor.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the Branson area around 6:30 p.m. local time. The boat went under 30 minutes later,

The Springfield News-Leader reported that Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said a Ride the Ducks tourist boat reportedly sank on Table Rock Lake with more than 30 people on board.

He said weather was believed to have caused the boat to capsize. High winds had hit the area, according to weather reports.

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