Loose barges on Ohio River are corralled

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Three barges broke free near Brunots Island on the Ohio River around 2:15 p.m. today.

The barges, which were loaded with coal, are under control, the Coast Guard's Lt. Alanna McGovern said.

A tugboat secured them, River Rescue said.

Bridge inspectors and the Coast Guard are investigating.

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Lexi Belculfine: lbelculfine@post-gazette.com


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