Texas Party Boat with 53 Passengers Capsizes, Leaving One Dead

Karl Katzenberger, 80, of Montgomery, Texas, was pulled from the water and transported to a nearby hospital where he later died, officials said

Texas Boat Capsized
Mark Keough, Montgomery County Judge

A party boat in Texas capsized during a strong thunderstorm, leaving one person dead, according to officials.

On Saturday, the boat capsized while out on Lake Conroe, in Conroe, Texas, about 40 miles north of Houston.

The boat was about 40 minutes in to a 90-minute cruise when it capsized, according to Click2Houston. Images of the boat show it turned onto its side in the lake.

There were 53 people on board at the time the boat capsized, Kirk McDonnell, a spokesman for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, said in a statement to NBC News.

Read the full story at NBCNews.com

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