Tug pulls barge worker from Mississippi River (VIDEO)

(ST. LOUIS) — The crew of a tugboat rescued a barge worker who fell into the Mississippi River early Thursday morning, KTVI TV reported. The incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. at a barge terminal in Granite City, Ill. The man was hospitalized after complaining of pain in his arm and back.

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By Professional Mariner Staff