After accident that killed 17, including 2 Arkansans, changes urged for duck boats

Inaction after 1999 assailed

Posted: July 30, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

The duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised Monday, July 23, 2018. The boat went down Thursday evening after a thunderstorm generated near-hurricane strength winds. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)

Mary Schiavo read the headlines in horror 19 years ago, when 13 people on a duck boat in Arkansas drowned after it sank in Lake Hamilton.

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