Towboat Secures Loose Barges On Ohio River

(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)

(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Crews have secured three runaway barges on the Ohio River.

According to Allegheny County emergency dispatchers, the barges apparently came loose at Brunot’s Island this afternoon.

Officials say a towboat was called in to corral the barges.

There’s no word on what caused the barges to come loose or whether there have been any injuries.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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