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Vessels collide near Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Coast Guardsmen inspect a fishing vessel that collided with a barge Tuesday in Tampa Bay.
Coast Guardsmen inspect a fishing vessel that collided with a barge Tuesday in Tampa Bay.(United States Coast Guard)
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 9:58 AM EST
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St. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WWSB) - A fishing boat and a barge collided Tuesday near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, the Coast Guard reported.

In a tweet, the Coast Guard said a patrol vessel from the St. Petersburg station responded to the collision. Both vessels had minor damage. No injuries were reported.

The fishing boat was towed to the Tampa shrimping docks for repair.

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