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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An attorney has filed a lawsuit against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. on behalf of some members of the Indianapolis, Indiana family killed in a duck boat incident in Branson, Missouri.

The Ride the Ducks Branson vehicle capsized and sank on July 19, amid strong storm winds and taking on too much water. Seventeen people died, including the driver of the boat and nine members of a family of 11 on vacation from Indianapolis. The victims’ ages ranged from one year old to 70 years old.

The lawsuit alleges wrongful death, outrageous conduct and negligence and seeks at least $100 million in damages.

It also states inspectors had warned the company the bilge pumps on the duck boats could fail in bad weather.

Attorney Gregory W. Alshire is representing John D. Coleman, Ervin Coleman, Lisa D. Berry, Marlo Rose Wells and Maxwell Ly in the case, according to court documents.

Additional defendants include Ride the Ducks International, LLC, Ride the Ducks Branson, LLC, Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, and Amphibious Vehicle Manufacturing, LLC.

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