Coast Guard: Ship dragged California oil pipeline, months before a leak spewed out crude along the Southern California coastline

Investigators believe a 1,200-foot cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude.

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