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Ferry runs aground in Queens

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A 55-foot commuter ferry ran aground Wednesday afternoon in Jamaica Bay in Queens.

Twenty-nine people were aboard the Seastreak vessel Ocean State, according fire officials. No one was hurt.

An FDNY boat carried passengers from the ferry to a pier at Beach 116th Street just west of the Cross Bay Bridge, officials said.

The Coast Guard dispatched a boat to the scene to investigate.

It is not clear what caused the high-speed ferry to run aground at about 12:30 p.m.


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