Video shows freighter running aground in Delaware River


(BURLINGTON CITY, N.J.) — A freighter heading down the Delaware River from Philadelphia lost propulsion and ran aground Wednesday near the Burlington Bristol Bridge, WPVI-TV reported. The 623-foot Agia Irini was pulled from the mud by tugboats about 20 minutes later. The U.S. Coast Guard was notified and the New Jersey State Police Marine Unit is investigating.

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By Professional Mariner Staff