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The 166 meter long self-propelled barge Stark allided with a bridge spanning the Main-Donau Canal at Nürnberg, Germany. The Stark’s wheelhouse had not been lowered to pass underneath the railway bridge. One crew was trapped when the wheelhouse was crushed. The local fire brigade was called to the scene who freed the trapped crewmen. She was later taken to hospital. The canal was closed to traffic until the Stark could be pulled back from underneath the bridge to a nearby quay. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.