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MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) —A barge crashed into a Florida bridge over the Indian River, officials said.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the barge struck the bridge at State Road 528 in Merritt Island on Friday morning.

It wasn’t known what caused the crash or whether anyone was injured.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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