ice breaker http://michiganradio.org en Coast Guard ice-breaker damaged in Straits of Mackinac crash http://michiganradio.org/post/coast-guard-ice-breaker-damaged-straits-mackinac-crash <p>MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one of its ice-breakers sustained significant damage in a collision with a freighter in the Straits of Mackinac. No injuries are reported.<br /><br />Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Keith Showalter says the accident happened about 10:45 a.m. Sunday. He says the location is about 20 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge, which links Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula to St. Ignace in the Upper Peninsula.<br /> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 22:29:53 +0000 The Associated Press 15886 at http://michiganradio.org Coast Guard ice-breaker damaged in Straits of Mackinac crash