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July 11, 2012
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Lake Tahoe luxury yacht sinks at dock

A three-level, $3.25 million luxury yacht sank while tied to a Lake Tahoe dock early Monday morning.

As the sun rose, the Sierra Rose sat partially submerged at its prominent location near the mouth of the Tahoe Keys Marina. The lowest level of the 86-foot yacht was completely underwater, while the second level of the vessel was partially submerged.

The floating dock leading to the vessel jutted out of the water at a 45 degree angle. What caused the yacht to sink is unknown.

Phoenix resident Lynn Johnson said he was on the Sierra Rose Sunday evening.

The boat went …

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