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1 dead, dozens other rescued after boat capsizes in Lake Conroe.

One person is dead after a boat with 53 passengers onboard capsized in Lake Conroe late Saturday, authorities said.
An 80-year-old man has died after a double-decker party boat capsized with 53 passengers and...
An 80-year-old man has died after a double-decker party boat capsized with 53 passengers and crew onboard Saturday night on Lake Conroe.(WAGM)
Published: Aug. 14, 2021 at 10:54 PM CDT
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CONROE, Texas (KBTX) - One person is dead after a boat with 53 passengers onboard capsized in Lake Conroe late Saturday, authorities tell KPRC-TV in Houston.

The incident occurred around 8 p.m. The boat was about 40 minutes into a planned 90-minute cruise when it capsized near Regency Point on Lake Conroe during a strong thunderstorm.

Nearby residents who witnessed the incident pulled passengers from the water while waiting for emergency responders to arrive.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including the Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office, Fire and Rescue, EMS, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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