All barges recovered after river crash - - Jackson, MS


All barges recovered after river crash

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VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A boat pulling 10 barges was headed south on the Mississippi River when it struck the 4th pier of the MS Old Hwy 80 Bridge.

After the impact, 6 barges were released. Three of them were carrying grain and three of them were empty.  

All the barges have now been recovered.  

There were no injuries.  

The Railroad Commission and Bridge Commission are investigating the incident.  

This is the fourth time this has happened in two weeks.

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