Towboat captain killed when vessel runs aground, capsizes

(KEY WEST, Fla.) — A towboat captain was killed when his vessel ran aground and rolled over, the Key West Citizen newspaper reported. The mariner was operating the TowBoatUS vessel Poseidon and was en route to assist a stranded pleasure boat. The towboat operator’s wife was aboard, too, but she escaped serious injury.
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By Professional Mariner Staff