One killed, one missing after barge strikes pontoon boat in Alabama


(FLORENCE, Ala.) — A woman was killed and a man is missing after a barge struck a pontoon boat Saturday night on Wilson Lake, the Times Daily reported. All eight people aboard the pontoon boat were thrown into the water, with the barge crew rescuing six. Emergency personnel at the scene said it appeared the pontoon boat may have stalled before it was hit.

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By Professional Mariner Staff