Category: West Virginia Maritime News

Coast Guard Says No Charges Filed in W.Va. Barge Accident Caused by High Water levels

Posted in Barge Accidents,West Virginia Maritime News on August 20, 2013

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. — After an investigation into a W.Va. barge accident on Tuesday, August 13, the Coast Guard has concluded that the barge that broke free from its moorings and hit the Star City Bridge, was caused by higher than normal water levels. The Coast Guard told the Dominion Post that that no charges… read more