LAKE TANEYCOMO, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis man died after a boat accident on Lake Taneycomo in Missouri on Tuesday.
Gary A. Bernhardt, 56, was killed when the boat he was traveling in drifted and struck a fallen tree in the water forcing it to capsize. The driver and another passenger were able to get on top of the vessel and a tree limb.
Bernhardt nearly drowned at the scene and was transported to a hospital in Branson where he died.
The driver and other passenger were not injured in the accident.