Coast Guard investigating barge allision near Helena, Miss.

Coast Guard investigating barge allision near Helena, Miss.
MEMPHIS – The Coast Guard is investigating a barge allision at mile marker 661.7 on the Lower Mississippi River, near Helena, Miss., Tuesday. The vessel Cynthia G. Esper reportedly allided with the pier of the Helena Highway Bridge, after which four barges of denatured alcohol it was transporting broke away from the towboat at 10:12 p.m. The damaged barges reportedly contain 2,472,162 gallons of...