Missouri troopers re-create Brandon Ellingson patrol boat ride

Two Missouri troopers set out to re-create the ride and conditions on Trooper Anthony Piercy's boat. This run reaches average speeds of 38 to 40 mph. Piercy was going 39.1 to 43.7 mph just before Brandon Ellingson left the boat and drowned May 31. Ellingson's hands were cuffed behind his back. (Video obtained from Missouri Highway Patrol.)
Video obtained from Missouri Highway Patrol; Edited by Monty Davis and Laura Bauer