Fishing vessel strikes Sheboygan pier and beaches on the rocks
Posted: Jul 23, 2015 12:56 PM CDT
On Wednesday night a 29-foot fishing vessel struck the north pier in Sheboygan at 22 miles per hour and beached.
The Sheboygan County Water Safety Patrol, U. S. Coast Guard, Sheboygan Fire and Sheboygan Police responded.
The boat is beached on the rocks adjoining the pier. The operator and passengers suffered minor injuries. They were transported by Sheboygan Fire to Sheboygan Memorial Hospital for treatment. Alcohol was not a factor.
The operator was a 72 year-old man from Reedsville, Wisconsin. He had two passengers on board.
This crash remains under investigation.
The North Pier was closed until the boat was removed.