Coast Guard assists in response to capsized vessel on the Mississippi River

Coast Guard assists in response to capsized vessel on the Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is assisting in the response of a capsized 65-foot tow vessel, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report around 9 a.m of a capsized vessel near mile marker 98 in the lower Mississippi River, adjacent to Louisiana Avenue Wharf. The tow vessel Kristin Alexis capsized with five crewmembers aboard. Good Samaritan vessels arrived on scene and...