Image of partially submerged barge captured from air

Published 6:51 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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NATCHEZ — Randy Tillman of Natchez captured the above photograph of a partially submerged river barge from his helicopter following a late Sunday barge collision with the Mississippi River bridges at Natchez and Vidalia. See the full photo below.

This aerial photograph of a partially submerged barge in the Mississippi River was submitted courtesy of Randy Tillman.

The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed one or more barges collided with the bridges at approximately 10:45 p.m. Sunday, leaving one of the barges partially submerged in the river south of Natchez.

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