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ROGUE BOAT: A boat collides with Punta Gorda bridge

There was no damage to the bridge column
Posted at 12:03 PM, Apr 03, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-03 12:03:55-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — A boat floated into the US 41 bridge in Punta Gorda on Wednesday morning.

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, no one is believed to have been on the boat when it crashed. A spokesperson told Fox 4 there is no damage to the bridge column or vessel.

FWC and Florida Highway Patrol are at the scene, slowing down traffic going southbound.