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INDIANAPOLIS — A Missouri prosecutor has filed 63 felony charges against three men over a July 2018 duck boat accident that killed 17 people, including 9 members of an Indianapolis family.

The charges were filed against the captain, the general manager, and the manager on duty the day of the accident involving the Ride the Ducks boat on Table Rock Lake near Branson.

The charges against Captain Scott McKee, general manager Curtis Lanham, and Charles Baltzell come seven months after a federal judge dismissed charges filed by federal prosecutors, saying they did not have jurisdiction.

McKee faces 29 charges, including 17 charges of first-degree involuntary manslaughter. He is accused of failing to exercise his duties as a licensed captain by taking the amphibious vehicle onto the lake during a thunderstorm.

Baltzell and Lanham face 17 charges each of first-degree involuntary manslaughter. They’re accused of failing to communicate weather conditions and failing to cease operations during a severe thunderstorm warning.

Thirty-one people were on board the duck boat when it entered the lake. A sudden storm came up and the boat was swamped by waves before it could make it back to shore.

Fourteen people survived. Among those who died were nine members of the Coleman family, of Indianapolis. Tia Coleman lost her husband and three children, ages 9, 7, and 1; her 45-year-old sister-in-law and 2-year-old nephew; her mother-in-law and father-in-law and her husband’s uncle.