Tug captain in Houston collision says other vessel's pilot sped up; pilot says fog hampered

  • by: MICHAEL GRACZYK , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 3, 2014 - 4:40 PM

GALVESTON, Texas — The captain of a tugboat whose barge collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel said Tuesday the larger vessel increased its speed in foggy conditions and she couldn't maneuver quickly enough to avoid the crash.

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