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Tug boat sinks in Mississippi River

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LAPLACE - The Coast Guard says a tug boat carrying 4,000 gallons of diesel and 100 gallons of lube oil sank in the Mississippi River near LaPlace.

Petty Officer Alex Washington tells The Times-Picayune no one was on the vessel at the time and no injuries were reported.

Washington says the chemicals were contained and had not released into the water Thursday night.



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