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Apr 20, 7:11 PM EDT

Massive empty barge washes ashore in South Florida

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Coast Guard officials are working to remove a massive barge that has washed ashore in South Florida.

The empty barge was being towed by a tugboat when it broke loose near the Lake Worth Inlet during a crew switch early Thursday morning.

The Palm Beach Post ( ) reports no one was injured and there is no stress of pollution.

It's unclear where the barge was coming from or where it was headed.


Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post,

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