Body found in Mississippi River thought to be fallen tug crewman

(VICKSBURG, Miss.) — Mariner have found a body that apparently is the man who fell off a tugboat in the Mississippi River, the Vicksburg Post newspaper reported. A crewman on the John G. Morgan fell from the vessel last month just north of the Vicksburg bridges. The vessel is owned by Bayou Tugs, and the victim wasn’t wearing a life vest.  
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By Professional Mariner Staff