Coast Guard Rescues Three From Bayou Segnette Barge Wreck
Louisiana Coast Guard officers pulled three people out of Bayou Segnette near New Orleans after their boat hit a barge.
According to the Advocate, four people were riding in a 22-foot pleasure boat around 4:14 a.m. on November 19, 2017 when the boat collided with a barge and then ran aground.
One of the passengers was thrown out of the boat.
The barge launched a small boat to recover the person who was thrown from the boat.
The Coast Guard sent a helicopter to the scene.
One of the passengers was dead.
The other three were to West Jefferson Medical Hospital “in serious and critical conditions.”