abc
QUICK LINKS:

Sailboat gets Stuck on Lift Bridge

Updated: 07/24/2014 4:03 PM
Created: 07/23/2014 11:30 PM WDIO.com

There was a bit of bumping going on between a sailboat and the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge Wednesday night.  

The Lift Bridge operator told Eyewitness News that the current swept a sailboat into the bridge, snagging its mast around 6:30 p.m.

Two parties of volunteers in boats helped pull it free. 

There was little, if any, damage to the sailboat or the bridge. 

Watch the raw video captured from our Tower Cam above.

Front Page

  • Charge Against Woman in Arrest Video Dismissed

    A judge has dismissed a charge against a woman seen in a video of a controversial Superior arrest.  At a hearing Friday, Judge Kelly Thimm approved a motion to dismiss a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge against Natasha Lancour.

  • Justin's 2014-2015 Winter Prediction

    Winter is right around the corner and the question on everybody's mind is will we have a winter like last year.  With record stretches of cold and record snowfall last year is one we one like to forget. Chief meteorologist Justin Liles lets us know what we can expect this year

  • Woman in Douglas Co. Shootout was found Unresponsive in House Fire Day Before

    A 22-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman was hospitalized on Wednesday evening after an armed standoff with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. On Tuesday, authorities say that same woman was found by her neighbors unresponsive and not breathing after they saw flames coming from a downtown Lake Nebagamon home. 

  • Funding for Military Funeral Personnel Restored

    On Thursday, Rep. Rick Nolan received a letter from the Secretary of the Army that funding for the playing of "Taps," a rifle salute, and delivering a folded American flag will be restored.

  • Preparing for Ebola: Health System Working Together

    People who work in the Northland's health system are communicating on a regular basis, to prepare for Ebola, even though it's unlikely to appear here.

 
Advertisement