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High winds push sailboat into HRBT bridge trestle

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Posted at 6:21 AM, Nov 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-27 08:13:11-05

Norfolk, Va. – Last night’s storm dragged a sailboat from its anchor near the 13th Street boat ramp in Norfolk and into a trestle on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, according to the Coast Guard.

The boat’s mast has fallen and is not a threat to anyone. It is wedged under the bridge near Willoughby Spit and 13th View Street.

The Coast Guard is attempting to contact the owner.