About 50 people injured in New York ferry accident: NYFD

Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:52am EST

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(Reuters) - About 50 people were injured in a commuter ferry accident in New York City on Wednesday morning, a spokesman for the New York Fire Department said.

Firefighters and rescue workers were on the scene of the accident near the South Street Seaport, which occurred at 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT), a spokeswoman for the fire department said.

(Reporting by Paul Thomasch; Writing by Dan Burns; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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