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Dramatic Rescue After Ferry Strikes Jetty



A ferry traveling from Nantucket to Hyannis struck a jetty Friday night, reportedly injuring at least 15 passengers. Dozens of other passengers had to be rescued and transported to other boats or a helicopter, according to press releases from the Steamship Authority and U.S. Coast Guard.

An HH-60 helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod medevacs passengers from the high-speed ferry, Iyanough, which is grounded on a jetty in Hyannis, Massachusetts, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders to rescue a total of 55 people from the stranded ferry. U.S. Coast Guard video by Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod.

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