Margaret Holley Strikes Pier

The 66 foot fishing vessel Margaret Holley crashed into the state pier No. 5 at Jerusalem, Rhode Island.  The fishing vessel suffered a mechanical malfunction while attempting to make a turn towards its dock in Snug Harbor.   The Margaret Holley suffered minor dents to the hull, but avoided serious No injuries were reported, but people fishing on the pier had to jump out of the way before the allision.   Authorities have closed the pier until further inspection can be done.  The Coast Guard inspected the vessel before it returned to fishing.    The accident is under investigation.

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