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Houseboat sinks into Ohio River near Ludlow

Posted: 10:19 AM, Apr 17, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-17 14:20:42Z

LUDLOW, Ky. -- The Coast Guard recovered a boat that sank into the Ohio river Saturday night near Ludlow. 

Boone County Dispatch said a passerby spotted the houseboat partially submerged in the water and alerted the coast guard. They recovered the boat and Ludlow Police are handling the investigation. 

It was not known immediately whether anybody had been on board the boat when it sank. 

Fire units were on scene, and water rescue tied off the boat.