Lake Erie ferry runs aground on sandbar; 33 passengers need evacuation

(POINT PELEE, Ontario) — A Pelee Island ferry ran aground on a sandbar, CBC reported. Low water in Lake Erie was one of the reasons for the incident. An evacuation of the 33 people aboard is underway, and tugboats are en route from Detroit.

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By Professional Mariner Staff