One barge sinks, another missing at Ohio River lock

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(LETART FALLS, Ohio) — One barge sank and another is missing after an eight-barge tow hit the Racine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River on Saturday, reported. An American Electric Power towboat was guiding the coal barges when the tow hit the bull nose of the lock, causing the barges to pull apart. The river was above flood stage at the time of the incident.

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By Professional Mariner Staff