From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BRANSON, Mo. – Loved ones of the victims and the Branson community continue to mourn and honor the 17 killed on Thursday.
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Six additional bodies were pulled from the Table Rock Lake in Branson Friday morning, bringing the total number of fatalities to 17, including nine members of the same family, according to Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.
On Saturday evening a candlelight vigil was held outside the office of Ride the Ducks. People continue to come to lay bears and flowers, showing how much this tragedy affected everyone.
State and federal investigators are still investigating to determine what contributed to the boat’s capsizing. An initial assessment blamed thunderstorms and winds that approached hurricane strength, but it wasn’t clear why the amphibious vehicle even ventured out into the water according to WVTM 13.
Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said those who died ranged in age from 1 to 70 and has released the names of the 17 people who died.
The sheriff reported the names as follows:
William Asher, 69, from Missouri.
Janice Bright, 65, from Missouri.
William Bright, 65, from Missouri.
Angela Coleman, 45, from Indiana.
Arya Coleman, 1, from Indiana.
Belinda Coleman, 69, from Indiana.
Ervin Coleman, 76, from Indiana.
Evan Coleman, 7, from Indiana.
Glenn Coleman, 40, from Indiana.
Horace Coleman, 70, from Indiana.
Maxwell Coleman, 2, from Indiana.
Reece Coleman, 9, from Indiana.
Leslie Dennison, 64, from Illinois.
Rosemarie Hamann, 68, from Missouri.
Lance Smith, 15, from Arkansas.
Steve Smith, 53, from Arkansas.
Bob Williams, 73, from Missouri.
Six people were hospitalized.