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1:36 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Reports Of Injuries After Ferry Accident Near Bald Head Island

The Bald Head Island Ferry, Run Aground in the Cape Fear River
Credit U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting 13 injuries after a ferry ran aground near Bald Head Island, Tuesday morning.

The 64-foot ferry was carrying 56 people went it ran aground Battery Island, an island at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, between Southport and Bald Head Island.

The Coast guard transported the passengers, by boat, back to Southport.

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