Branson boater killed in Table Rock Lake

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - A Branson man has died after he was thrown from a boat in Table Rock Lake.

The Missouri State Water Patrol said the body of 63-year-old Richard Herringer was recovered Saturday morning.

He went overboard late Friday when the boat he was operating struck standing timber from a submerged island. The boat continued until a passenger was able shut down the engine.

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