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Tugboat Capt. Killed In Accident On Industrial Canal

Tugboat Capt. Killed In Accident On Industrial Canal

A tugboat captain, pushing a crane on the Industrial Canal, was killed in a freak accident late Wednesday night.

As his boat was moving under the Florida Avenue Bridge, the crane struck the bridge and then crashed into the wheelhouse.

The accident occurred around midnight as the tugboat Corey Michael was pushing a barge carrying the crane southbound on the canal.

 

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