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Would wearing life jackets have made the deadly Branson duck boat accident even worse? Experts divided
While life jackets are a normal accessory in aquatic recreational activities, they weren't required to be worn by passengers on the Ride the Ducks boats in Branson, Missouri and some experts argue that the safety equipment could actually have made escaping the sinking vessel even harder.