8 fatalities after duck boat capsizes near Branson, MO

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STONE COUNTY, MO (WSPA) – Our CBS affiliate KCTV in Missouri is reporting that duck boat has capsized at Table Rock Lake near Branson.

According to KCTV, the boat capsized around 7:15 p.m. due to heavy winds.

There are eight confirmed fatalities, according to Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader in comments made to local media outlets. 

According to KCTV, 31 people — including children — were on board the boat. Officials are calling this is a “mass casualty” incident.

This is a developing story.

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