Four workers saved from sinking tugboat

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Four tugboat workers are safe after falling into the Mississippi River near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

According to police, four workers noticed the boat beginning to sink and got safely to another nearby tugboat.

Currently, there's no cause as to why the boat sank.

The four have been taken to a nearby port and there are no injuries.

Fire crews have closed the Mississippi River between the McKinley Bridge and Stan Musial Bridge while the boat is cleared.

NewsChannel 5 will have more information as it becomes available.


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