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Fishing boat runs aground near Westport

WESTPORT, Wash. — A commercial fishing boat ran aground south of Westport early Tuesday.

The Lady Debbie ran aground at about 4 a.m. near Cohassett Beach, according to the chief petty officer at U.S. Coast Guard Station Westport.

The Coast Guard responded and at daybreak, the six people onboard the grounded boat walked to shore.

No one was hurt.

Commercial vessel salvage operators have been contacted to remove the boat.

The Coast Guard said the cause of the grounding is not yet known and will be investigated.


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