Ferry Ran Aground, Stranded Passengers

Dozens of people were stuck on a ferry for hours after the vessel ran aground in North Carolina waters.

The ferry got stuck in the Hatteras Inlet Sunday night with 33 passengers and seven crew members on board. According to the Virginian Pilot, the ferry reported trouble around 5:40 p.m. The ferry was able to move again around 9:30 p.m. once the tide came in.


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