Several injured in Bald Head ferry accident

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By Sam Hickman

 More than 20 people were injured when a ferry traveling to Bald Head Island from Southport ran aground about 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.

“The Adventure,” a 64-foot ferry that runs between Deep Point Marina in Southport and Bald Head Island, hit a sandbar and stopped suddenly near Battery Island, just offshore from Southport, said Joyce Fulton, director of communications for Bald Head Island Limited, which owns the vessel.

Fifty-six people, including three crew members, were aboard the ferry when it ran aground.

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