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Strong waves take out part of Galveston’s 61st Street Fishing Pier

Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier/Screen Grab from NWS Social Media Post of Saltwater video

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – Strong waves caused by Tropical
Storm Beta took out a section of the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston Sunday night.  The damage occurred Sunday evening,  well ahead of the storm’s predicted landfall Monday evening.

The National Weather Service posted video by, which shows the rough, choppy waters slapping the pier as part of it collapsed.   Workers tried to save the sturdy  portions by separating the section that washed away.


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