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Ferry Strikes NYC Dock;
30 To 50 Reported Injured

Associated Press, by Colleen Long

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Posted By:Drive, 1/9/2013 10:13:38 AM

NEW YORK - A ferry from New Jersey made a hard landing at a dock as it pulled up to lower Manhattan during Wednesday morning rush hour, injuring as many as 50 people, at least one critically, officials said. The Seastreak Wall Street ferry from Atlantic Highlands, N.J., banged into the mooring as it arrived at South Street around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. One person is in critical condition with head injuries.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/9/2013 10:42:19 AM     (No. 9106839)

That´s it - - no more ferry docks!

Let them offload their passengers into dinghies and row them ashore.

People don´t injure people - - ferry docks injure people!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/9/2013 10:56:33 AM     (No. 9106869)

It´s Bush´s fault. He ignored the ferry dock problem all through both his terms. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: phx4546, 1/9/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9106974)

Ferries should be banned. They kill people and are not a right in the Constitution.

Oh yea zippy doesn´t care about that

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/9/2013 11:52:12 AM     (No. 9106981)

Ferry boat crash! 50 injured. Women and minorities hardest hit. /s

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Reply 5 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 1/9/2013 12:17:16 PM     (No. 9107040)

There´s gotta be a way to blame global warming for this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 1/9/2013 12:41:35 PM     (No. 9107104)

The solution is clear: an $80 billion aid package for soft rubber bumpers on all water-facing surfaces including the Statue of Liberty´s feet.

Oh, and throw in $100 billion for, um, urban graffiti art programs and government recipe compilations such as ´Cornfused: The Art Of Cooking With Ethanol.´

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