Table Rock Lake

Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

SPRINGFIELD, MO – The captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, was indicted by a federal grand jury today. “Our entire community was shocked and saddened by the loss of 17 lives in this tragic event last summer,” U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison … Continue reading Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today fired back in court filings arguing the court should not dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. and Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer protection statute.  The filings also argue that the Circuit Court of … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case

Missouri State Highway Patrol News: Troop D Announces Results Of BWI Sobriety Checkpoint, Enforcement Saturation

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Captain Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Troop D, announces the results of a BWI sobriety checkpoint conducted in Stone County on Table Rock Lake and a water enforcement saturation in Dallas and Laclede counties on the Niangua River on August 4, 2018.  The goal of these enforcement operations was to detect impaired … Continue reading Missouri State Highway Patrol News: Troop D Announces Results Of BWI Sobriety Checkpoint, Enforcement Saturation

Duck boat that sank in deadly accident is raised from lake

The duck boat that capsized and sank last week on a sightseeing cruise was raised from a Missouri lake Monday, more than three days after the accident that killed 17 people near the tourist town of Branson. Footage from Springfield, Missouri, television station KYTV showed a crane attached to a barge pulling the duck boat … Continue reading Duck boat that sank in deadly accident is raised from lake

BRANSON, Mo. | Sunken duck boat to be raised after deadly Missouri accident

BRANSON, Mo. — The U.S. Coast Guard says is planning raise a duck boat that sank in a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people. The work to recover the Ride the Ducks boat from Table Rock Lake is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. Monday. The boat went down Thursday night in the … Continue reading BRANSON, Mo. | Sunken duck boat to be raised after deadly Missouri accident

BRANSON, Missouri | Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

BRANSON, Mo.  — “Grab the baby!”  Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman’s family members. A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table Rock … Continue reading BRANSON, Missouri | Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

BRANSON, Missouri | Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank in stormy weather in the deadliest such accident in almost two decades. Divers found four more bodies in Table Rock Lake, bringing the death toll to 17, … Continue reading BRANSON, Missouri | Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. | The Latest: Branson mayor: Boat driver a ‘great ambassador’

BRANSON, Mo. — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The major of a southwest Missouri city that was the scene of a deadly duck boat accident says she was with the wife of the vessel’s driver when she was notified that he had died. Branson Mayor … Continue reading BRANSON, Mo. | The Latest: Branson mayor: Boat driver a ‘great ambassador’