Ferry, yacht collide off NC's Outer Banks

OCRACOKE, N.C. - Associated Press - September 5, 2010 12:25 PM ET

OCRACOKE, NC (AP) - The Coast Guard says no one was hurt in a boat collision in the ferry channel to North Carolina's Outer Banks.

The Coast Guard said in a news release that a 35-foot motor yacht hit a ferry boat Saturday night.

The ferry Carteret was not damaged and none of its eight passengers or crew were injured.

Two crew members and two dogs were removed from the damaged yacht and cleared by medical workers with no serious injuries. The yacht was towed to shallow water.

The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of the crash.

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