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The 9 dead passengers of a boat sunk in Missouri were from the same family

Nine of the 17 people who died when a tourist boat was flooded on a lake in Missouri were members of the same family.

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This was told by the Governor of Missouri, Michael Parson, noting that he spoke to a woman who “lost nine of her family’s 11 members,” writes with the BBC.

“It's hard to find the right words to express this,” he said.

There were 31 people in the boat that crashed on Table Rock Lake - tourists who decided to walk along a popular attraction in the state.

The age of the dead varies from one year to 70 years.

The governor noted that he was collecting family data. Of the family members on this boat, only the woman and her 13-year-old nephew survived.

The accident occurred in the afternoon of July 19.

Presumably, the accident was caused by difficult weather conditions: around 19: 00 on the lake were observed strong winds with speeds up to 130 km per hour, which raised waves with a height of one and a half meters.

Another boat also suffered from the weather, but she managed to get to the shore. Divers discovered the wreck and will likely lift it soon.

During the press conference, the sheriff of the district Doug Rader could not say whether the passengers of the ship were wearing vests at the time of the accident and whether the windows of the boat were open.

Missouri law requires all children under the age of seven to wear life jackets on boats.

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