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1 dead, 1 missing in Lake Conroe boat collision

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Conroe, Texas - One boater has been killed, another is still missing, and eight people were injured when two boats collided on a Houston-area lake.

The search resumed Wednesday at Lake Conroe where a bass fishing boat and a pleasure boat hit on Tuesday night.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says officials are investigating the cause of the accident that left a woman dead and another woman missing.

Authorities do not believe alcohol played a role.

Spokesman Steve Lightfoot says the pleasure boat carried eight people, including the women. Six were taken to the hospital, where two were treated and released. 


The other four, including two children, remain hospitalized.Two men from the fishing boat have minor injuries.