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By David Pan 

Whale likely dead after collision with ferry near Mukilteo

Photographer on Puget Sound Express from Edmonds

 

Last updated 7/10/2020 at 7:49pm

Bart Rulon/Puget Sound Express and Pacific Whale Watch Association

A 3-year-old humpback whale is presumed dead following a collision with a Washington State ferry near Mukilteo Monday, July 6.

The accident occurred around noon when two humpback whales surfaced in front of the Tokitae as the vessel was approaching the Mukilteo terminal.

Bart Rulon, a naturalist and photographer with Puget Sound Express, a whale-watching company, witnessed the incident aboard the company's Saratoga boat, which departed from Edmonds.

Watch a video from the Pacific Whale Watch Association.

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