9 members of one family killed in duck boat accident: Police

There were 31 people aboard the boat on Table Rock Lake; the 17 dead are all between 1 and 70 years old.
3:17 | 07/20/18

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Transcript for 9 members of one family killed in duck boat accident: Police
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