Highway Patrol investigating accident near Goose Creek Lake in St. Francois County

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NEAR FRENCH VILLAGE, MO – Around 9 pm Saturday night a pontoon boat filled with people overturned on a road in the Goose Creek Lake development in St. Francois County Missouri.  A spokesperson for the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells Fox 2/News 11 that officers on the scene are investing an accident that involves 12 people on a pontoon boat that was being towed by pick-up truck when it overturned while making a turn on a road.

A sheriff’s deputy told Fox 2/News that 3 persons were injured, 2 with minor injuries and 1 person was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital for evaluation.

An investigation is underway.

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