Georgia DNR helping search for crew members after ship capsizes in St. Simon's Sound

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Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019

BRUNSWICK, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is helping in a search for four crew members following a cargo ship capsizing in the St. Simon's Sound.

The DNR said around 2 a.m. Sunday, the 656-foot, 71,000-ton Golden Ray ship capsized and caught fire.

DNR said it's unclear if fuel leaked from the ship, but they will conduct water-quality samples to ensure the safety of the water.

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