Tugboat sinks in Mississippi River, oil leaking

November 26, 2013 1:41:17 PM PST
Emergency crews are working to free a tow boat that sank in the Mississippi River, not far from the Quad Cities.

The tow boat slowly began taking on water Monday afternoon.

Authorities believe it may have run aground somewhere downstream.

Nine crew members were aboard at the time.

All made it out safely.

Crews are working to contain oil that may be leaking from the vessel.

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