Boats block the Overseas Highway after a Hurricane Irma surge tossed boats, cars, sheds and appliances onto the highway throughout the Middle Keys, September 10, 2017.
Boats block the Overseas Highway after a Hurricane Irma surge tossed boats, cars, sheds and appliances onto the highway throughout the Middle Keys, September 10, 2017. CHARLES TRAINOR JR. ctrainor@miamiherald.com
Boats block the Overseas Highway after a Hurricane Irma surge tossed boats, cars, sheds and appliances onto the highway throughout the Middle Keys, September 10, 2017. CHARLES TRAINOR JR. ctrainor@miamiherald.com

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