Coast Guard investigates towing incident on Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam

Coast Guard investigates towing incident on Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam
MARSEILLES, Ill. — The Coast Guard is investigating a marine casualty that occurred Thursday evening on the Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam. Marine investigators from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago responded to a report that the motor vessel Dale A. Heller, a 128-foot towing vessel, lost control of its tow due to strong river currents from Thursday’s heavy rainfall. Seven of the Dale...