Man arrested after crashing boat into Manitowoc’s South Pier

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One man was injured Friday night after the boat he was driving struck the South Pier in Manitowoc.

Police the call came in at 9:08 p.m. Friday for a report of a boat striking the pier.

Authorities arrived on scene to find the 26-foot cabin cruiser boat partially up on the pier, with significant damage to the bow. 

The driver, a 56-year-old Two Rivers man, was arrested for Operating a Motorboat under the influence of an intoxicant after he was taken to a local hospital for his injuries.

The boat was removed from the pier and towed to the Manitowoc Marina, where it was removed from the water.

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