Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay just off the beach; 2 other vessels collide

  • by: BROCK VERGAKIS , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 16, 2014 - 1:30 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning.

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