Amtrak trains temporarily delayed after sailboat strikes bridge

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Officials said the mast of a sailboat struck part of the Connecticut River Railroad Bridge as it was closing, causing delays on Amtrak's Northeast Regional line.

The Day reported the 41-foot sailboat hit the south side of the bridge in Old Saybrook just after 11:00 am on Sunday. The boat hit the bridge as its operator tried to pass underneath.

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