Southwest Missouri Congressman Billy Long Discusses Deadly Table Rock Lake Boating Incident

Southwest Missouri Congressman Billy Long says the National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a thorough investigation involving the duck boat that capsized Thursday night in Branson.

Long tells the Missourinet that the entire southwest Missouri community is in mourning.

Hundreds of mourners attended candlelight vigils Friday night in southwest Missouri's Branson, singing hymns and praying for the 17 people who died in Thursday evening's boating incident on Table Rock Lake.

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt describes Thursday evening's deadly boating incident on Table Rock Lake as "a tragedy that never should have happened."

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