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Repairs To Crashed Steamboat Expected To Cost $40,000

Costs to repair the Belle of Louisville following last month's accident on the Ohio River are going up.
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WLKY.com

Costs to repair the Belle of Louisville following last month's accident on the Ohio River are going up.

According to published reports, costs have increased from $10,000 to $40,000, but most of it is expected to be covered by Louisville metro government's insurance.

The steamboat crashed into a dry dock on Oct. 17.

Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The Belle has been docked at the Fourth Street Wharf since the accident and will stay there until spring.

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