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Region 8 Man Involved in Bull Shoals Boat Crash Dies

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - One person involved in a Saturday night boat collision on Bull Shoals lake has died and a Missouri man remains missing.

Douglas Rogers, 63, of Mammoth Spring, died yesterday at a hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  Rogers was a passenger on a fishing boat that collided with a ski boat. 

The driver of the other boat, 43-year-old Keith Arkridge of Arnold, Missouri, is still missing.  Six others were injured. 

Crews spent yesterday continuing the search for Arkridge.  The search area is just south of the Missouri border.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is investigating the accident.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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