Trooper 4, Marine Boats Searching For Vessel In Distress In The Delaware River

First State Update


Townsend – Several rescue boats, along with Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) are currently searching the Delaware River for  a boat that is reportedly in distress.

Crews have been dispatched to the area of Augustine Beach.

Update: Trooper 4 has located the vessel near the Salem Nuclear Power Plant . Marine units are making their way to the vessel.

Update: Early reports indicate that the boat has become disabled.

Update: Trooper 4 has cleared the scene.

Update: Marine units will tow the vessel to Delaware City due to conditions on the water.

Update: No reports of injuries


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