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3 rescued when barge hits boat in Pittsburgh

August 6, 2019

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities rescued three people after a barge struck a boat on the Ohio River in Pittsburgh.

The crash happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday near the city’s West End Bridge. The boat had become wedged underneath the barge before it was towed away.

There are reports of several injuries, but the extent is not known.

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