Five killed as boat rams docked tug

Five people were killed and seven seriously injured in a boating accident in the US.

Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said a 22-foot Crownline boat rammed the rear of a 25-foot tug boat that was tied to a dock near St Augustine, Florida.

The tug is registered to F and A Enterprises in St Augustine, about 20 miles southeast of the accident site along Florida’s east coast.

Three of the injured were airlifted from the crash on the Intracoastal Waterway in St Johns County near the Palm Valley Bridge.


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