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Coast Guard: Tugboat collides with old North Carolina bridge

PortandTerminal.com, November 18, 2019

OREGON INLET, N.C. – A tugboat ran up against the old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet Sunday morning, the Coast Guard said in a statement.

According to the Coast Guard, the allision was reported at 11:09 a.m. between the bridge and the tugboat Miss Bonnie.

The tugboat is currently semi-submerged, the Coast Guard said. All eight people aboard the tugboat returned to shore safely and reported no injuries.

No pollution was reported.

The allision’s cause remains under investigation.

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