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Cargo ship runs aground near Woodland Washington

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WOODLAND, WA (KPTV) -

A large cargo ship ran aground near Woodland,Washington Saturday afternoon.

Petty Officer Amanda Norcross with the Coast Guard said they received a report at 4:16 PM that the ship Viking Emerald had lost its steering near Goat and Martin Islands.

Norcross said there were no injuries or leaks reported from the ship which was carrying several vehicles.

She added two tug boats would be attempting to escort the ship to Longview for an inspection.

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