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Sunday boat crash on Ohio River injures two

| Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
A boat navigates the river near the West End Bridge. Gwen Titley | Pittsburgh Tribue-Review

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is investigating a crash Sunday on the Ohio River.

Two people went to the hospital after their boat ran into a parked barge near the West End Bridge, said Rick Levis, a spokesman for the commission.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. A 19-foot boat driven by Charles Begley collided with a barge parked along the bank, Levis said.

Begley of Mars and a passenger on the boat, Michael Begley of Etna went to Allegheny General Hospital for treatment.

Aaron Aupperlee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at aaupperlee@tribweb.com, 412-336-8448 or via Twitter @tinynotebook.

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