Barge slams into Ohio River yacht club, setting boats adrift

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(KENTON COUNTY, Ky.) — A barge struck a restaurant and marina along the Ohio River on Wednesday, setting several boats and part of the restaurant adrift, WLWT News reported.

The incident occurred at 6:10 a.m. at the Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club on the northern Kentucky side of the river. Officials said six boats at the yacht club were separated from the dock and were adrift, and others reportedly sank.

The owner of the towboat and barges involved was not available. No injuries have been reported, officials said.

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By Professional Mariner Staff