Unoccupied van rolls off ferry in St. Lawrence River

(CAPE VINCENT, N.Y.) — An unoccupied minivan rolled off a ferry in the St. Lawrence River, the Watertown Daily Times reported. The accident happened on the Horne's Ferry while it was en route to Wolfe Island, Ontario. The van was left in neutral, started rolling around and broke through the raised ramp. The captain suffered a suspected heart attack and was hospitalized after the incident.

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Click here to view a later update from the newspaper, indicating that the captain was in critical condition.

By Professional Mariner Staff