Coast Guard, Illinois agencies responding to sinking on Mississippi River

Coast Guard, Illinois agencies responding to sinking on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Alton Fire Department responded to the sinking of a towing vessel on the Mississippi River near Wood River, Illinois, Friday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report that the towing vessel JR 3 sank at mile marker 197.5 on the Mississippi River near the Phillips 66 Facility. The vessel...