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Oil Tanker Strikes Bay Bridge

No report of a leak

An oil tanker struck San Francisco's Bay Bridge Monday morning, but authorities say it is not leaking oil into the water. A fireboat has been dispatched to the bridge's westernmost tower, where the 75-foot ship hit on its starboard side. While there is confirmed damage to both the tanker and the tower, Coast Guard investigators were unable to provide further details.

Via San Francisco Chronicle

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