PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - A freighter that ran aground in the Elizabeth River is moving again.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill says the 590-foot Hanze Goteborg became stuck in the river shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday near Portsmouth Naval Medical Center. The freighter is carrying soybeans.
Hill tells The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1mFTCZ1 ) that tugboats freed the freighter around 6:15 a.m. Thursday.
Hill says there were no reports of injuries.
The Coast Guard plans to investigate how the freighter ran aground and inspect the hull to ensure that it's sound.
Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com
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