Tug operator in Tenn. collision charged with negligent homicide

(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — The operator of a tugboat involved in a fatal accident on the Tennessee River faces criminal charges, the news website chattanoogan.com reported. Prosecutors charged the 39-year-old crewman with criminally negligent homicide in the deaths of two fishermen in a June 2010 collision. The Coast Guard is still investigating the accident involving the Serodino Inc. vessel Bearcat.
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By Professional Mariner Staff