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Boat becomes submerged in Ohio River, leaks fuel


PITTSBURGH - Fuel spilled into the Ohio River after a boat became submerged in the water Sunday afternoon.

Officials said a 29-foot cruiser sunk about 4:30 p.m. near the Branchport Marina in Pittsburgh’s Chateau neighborhood.

Fire crews and emergency medical services responded to the scene. The Coast Guard and River Rescue were also called.