One dead, one missing and 11, including 8 children, are hospitalized after Colorado boat overturns

One woman dies, a man is missing and 11 others including 8 children are hospitalized after boat overturns in Colorado’s Lake Pueblo during the Memorial Day weekend

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One person is dead, another is missing and 11 people have been hospitalized after a boat overturned in Colorado‘s Lake Pueblo on Sunday. 

Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials say a total of 13 people were on a large flat boat near the north picnic area of the lake just before 8 p.m. 

They believe that high winds forced the boat to overturn and jolted everyone on board into the water.   

One person is dead, another is missing and 11 people have been hospitalized after a boat overturned in Colorado's Lake Pueblo on Sunday

One person is dead, another is missing and 11 people have been hospitalized after a boat overturned in Colorado’s Lake Pueblo on Sunday

Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials say a total of 13 people were on a large flat boat near the north picnic area of the lake just before 8 p.m.

Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials say a total of 13 people were on a large flat boat near the north picnic area of the lake just before 8 p.m.

They reported recovering one body, a woman, who was dead as a result. A child was flown to a local hospital while seven other children and two adults were also hospitalized

They reported recovering one body, a woman, who was dead as a result. A child was flown to a local hospital while seven other children and two adults were also hospitalized

Authorities say that the search is still on for one man who remains missing from the incident

Authorities say that the search is still on for one man who remains missing from the incident

They reported recovering the body of a woman. A child was flown to a local hospital with ‘serious injuries’ while seven other children and two adults were also hospitalized.

The extent of the remaining nine victims’ injuries are unclear. 

Authorities say that the search is still on for one man who remains missing from the incident.

They believe it could be a long search and that it will be difficult, as they have to search for the missing man through water that is about 80 to 90 feet deep.

In addition, the water is cold at this time of year, with temperatures in the lake at around 60 degrees.  

Local officials are telling to public to stay away from the North Shore Marina in the area because of the first responders.

People using boats are being ordered to stay away from the middle channel of Lake Pueblo between North Marina and Rock Creek Cove so that crews can calm the water to conduct the search, according to KRDO.

Park rangers have released the body of the woman to the Pueblo County Coroner to determine a cause of death. 

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