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  1. The U.S. Coast Guard refers duck boat case to fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Branson duck boat sinking that left 17 dead is referred to federal prosecutors by the US Coast Guard for possible criminal probe A Coast Guard spokesperson confirmed a report first published by the Kansas City Star that the case was referred to the U.S. attorney's office The focus of the criminal investigation remains unclear, but there is a federal law regarding negligence or misconduct when operating a vessel The accident occurred July 19 at Table Rock Lake near Branson when amphibious duck boat sank amid strong winds, killing 16 passengers and one crew member Ride the Ducks of Branson offers duck boat tours that begin in the southwestern Missouri town famous for its shows and entertainment, The U.S. Coast Guard has referred the investigation into last month's deadly sinking of a Missouri tourist boat to federal prosecutors, officials said Tuesday.

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  2. NTSB fatal duck boat crash sank 15 feet of before rolling to depths ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    The Coleman family has since filed two federal suits against the company for the deaths' of their loved ones' Federal officials say the Missouri duck boat that sank in a storm leaving 17 people dead, initially hit the bottom of the lake in just 15 feet of water before rolling into depths of 70 feet. The National Transportation Safety Board released its initial findings into the Ride the Ducks boat that sank in the storm at Table Rock Lake on July 19. 'The Stretch Duck 7 was carrying 31 persons: 29 passengers and two crewmembers.

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  3. Indiana family breaks down while announcing the filing of a second...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The Coleman family, who lost nine of the 17 people killed in a tragic, stormy duck boat accident on July 19 in Misssouri, announced the filing of a second lawsuit The lawsuits were filed against the duck boat owners/operators, including Ripley Entertainment Inc., Ride the Ducks International, and Ride the Ducks of Branson The latest lawsuit was filed on behalf of the estates of Angela Coleman, 45, and Belinda Coleman, 68, seeking unspecified damages The first lawsuit was filed on Sunday on behalf of the estates of 76-year-old Ervin Coleman and 2-year-old Maxwell Ly, seeking $100 million in damages The victims were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank during a storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri during severe weather warnings Members of an Indiana family who lost many relatives when a boat filled with tourists sank in Missouri announced the filing of a second lawsuit ... (more)

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  4. Funeral held for five victims of the same family that perished in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The ceremony in Indianapolis, Indiana honored Horace Coleman, 70; his wife, Belinda Coleman, 69; Ervin Coleman, 76; Angela Coleman, 45; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell Also killed in the July 19 disaster in Branson, Missouri, were two couples, an Illinois grandmother, a father and son from Arkansas and a retired pastor Hundreds of people gathered for a funeral service honoring five of the nine lives lost in the sinking of a duck boat on a Missouri lake on July 19. The funeral was held in Indianapolis on Saturday to remember the Indiana family Horace Coleman, 70; his wife, Belinda Coleman, 69; Ervin Coleman, 76; Angela Coleman, 45; and her 2-year-old son, Maxwell.

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  5. Teen duck boat survivor reveals how she tried to save othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'I saw someone struggling but the waves were too big': Duck boat survivor, 14, reveals how she tried to help others in the tragedy that killed her 15-year-old brother and father Loren Smith, 14, was on the Ride the Ducks boat last Thursday when it capsized on Table Rock Lake in Missouri Loren cannot remember how she was able to swim out of the boat but tearfully described trying to save someone who was drowning A 14-year-old girl who survived the tragic sinking of a duck boat in Missouri that killed her brother and father has tearfully described how she tried to save someone from drowning. Loren Smith, of Arkansas, was on the Ride the Ducks boat last Thursday on Table Rock Lake when it capsized and sank during a fierce storm.

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  6. Girl saved by hero grandmother in Missouri duck boat disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The 12-year-old girl whose hero grandmother saved her when their duck boat capsized on Table Rock Lake in Missouri is doing well, and has been pictured sitting up in her hospital bed smiling. When the boat began to sink on Thursday evening, Leslie gave the young girl a big push, sending her up towards the surface at the expense of her own life.

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  7. Duck boat company was warned about design flaws last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Duck boat company was warned about design flaws last year as it emerges Missouri victims were not wearing life jackets when they were found The duck boat company who owned the craft which sank last week killing 17 people were warned about design flaws over a year before the tragic accident. Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies inspection service, said he issued a written report for the company in August 2017 explaining the engine and drainage pumps could fail in inclement weather.

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  8. Captain told us not to wear life jackets, says duckboat survivor who lost NINE of her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'As a former KBG spy, he knows how to manipulate': Hillary Clinton hints that Putin played Trump during the Helsinki summit and questions why the president has not 'spoken up for our country' Captain told us it was safe not to wear life jackets, says duckboat survivor who lost NINE of her family Passengers on a tour boat that sunk, killing 17 people - including nine from one family, four of them aged under ten - were told it was safe not to wear life jackets, a survivor said. Tia Coleman, who lost all her children in the tragedy, said: 'The captain told us, "Don't worry about grabbing the life jackets, you won't need them."

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  9. 17 Killed in Duck Boat Tragedy When Severe Storms Sank the Vessel in Branson, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Seventeen people were killed on Thursday night when a Ride the Ducks duck boat capsized during a severe storm over the Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri. Nine of the 11 members of the Coleman family who boarded the boat on Thursday were killed, including four children under the age of 10. Horace 'Butch' Coleman, 70, the family patriarch, was remembered on social media as a 'community legend', who spent more than 40 years volunteering in his local area.

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  10. Identified: The 17 people killed when their duck boat capsized...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Daily Mail

    A 'community legend', a former pastor, a couple celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary, a hero grandmother and NINE people from the same family: The 17 people killed when their duck boat capsized during a severe storm in Missouri 17 people lost their lives when a duck boat capsized in a lake in Branson, Missouri on Thursday night Boat driver Robert 'Bob' Williams, 73, was one of the 17 people who died on the Ride the Ducks boat Leslie was on the boat with her 12-year-old granddaughter, who says the woman died saving her life The mother of a girl who survived says passengers were being 'sucked' back into the lake by the sinking boat A hero grandmother, a 'community legend' football coach and a 15-year-old boy who had been recently baptised are among those who lost their lives on Thursday when their duck boat capsized in the Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, just after 7pm.

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  11. Eleven dead and more missing in mass casualty after duck boat capsizes on Missouri riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Daily Mail

    An amphibious vehicle capsized on a lake in Missouri on Thursday, killing 11 of its 31 passengers and crew, some of them children. The Southern Stone County Fire Protection District has labelled the tragedy, which took place on a Ride The Ducks boat, a 'mass casualty'.

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  12. Jim Bakker preaches the end of days selling survival gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'The apocalypse is coming!' Disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker, 78, now encouraging viewers to prepare for the end of the world by buying his survival products - including 7 years of food for $2,200 Televangelist Jim Bakker claims that the end is near, and it is important to stock up on food and other necessities Televangelist Jim Bakker knows the end is near. But he's got just what you need to survive the apocalypse, and he will gladly send it to you - for a price.

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  13. Country star Mickey Gilley, 81, injured in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Country legend Mickey Gilley, 81, breaks his ankle and shoulder in car crash with his son on the way to a gig in Missouri The 81-year-old singer broke his ankle and shoulder when their car rolled three times near Corrigan in Texas on their way to a gig in Branson, Missouri. Mickey Gilley broke his ankle when the car rolled three times.

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