DUK Accident in Philly

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  1. Njaco

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    Local news is reporting that a sight-seeing DUK was hit by a barge and overturned just off Penn's Landing in the Delaware River. Looks like all 37 passengers have made it - wet but safe. Not sure exactly what happened except that some barge hit it. Coast Guard may have rescued everybody.
     
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    Hey I rode on one of those when I was in Philly. Glad to hear everyones ok
     
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    That's why they make you don life vests before entering the water. I'll bet you that saved many lives today.
     
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    Yup, they are saying because of the vest nobody was pulled under because of the current. People die in the river all the time just going swimming - the currents are that swift.
     
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    I think a couple of people are missing.
     
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    Yeah, now reporting 2 people are missing.
     
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    Same here! Did you have "Captain Quacker"?
     
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    NO WAY!! That guy was awesome!
     
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