Oil leaking from sinking Mississippi towboat in Iowa

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LeCLAIRE, IA (KTVI) -   Oil maybe heading downstream from a sinking towboat in LeClaire, Iowa.

Emergency crews are working to free the boat that began sinking on Monday afternoon. Authorities say it may have run aground
and slowly took on water. All nine crew members safely escaped.

They are also working to contain oil that is leaking from the vessel.

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