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Coast Guard Boats Collide, 4 Injured

Close up view of the damage of a 29-foot response boat small after it collided with another 29-foot response boat during training off Falmouth, Mass., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

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Four U.S. Coast Guard crew members were injured in a collision between two tactical boat crews during training off Falmouth, Mass. Wednesday.

The Coast Guard said the injuries were non-life-threatening.

Both 29-foot response boat small vessels were damaged when they collided at around 1:30 p.m. in Buzzards Bay. The boats returned to Station Woods Hole under their own power.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

Sep 5, 2018

 

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