Skagway ferry dock sinks

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 6:11am

SKAGWAY (AP) — The floating dock used by the state ferry system in Skagway sank overnight.

The Alaska Marine Highway Service says in a Thursday release that the Skagway Ferry Terminal will be closed until further notice since the dock used by state ferries is inoperable. The sinking is under investigation.

Officials say they do not know what caused the dock to sink.