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A photograph taken early on January 14, 2012 shows the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday as passengers were sitting down for dinner. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille,' the company said. (Photo credit: FRANCESCO ORLANDINI/AFP/Getty Images)

A photograph taken early on January 14, 2012 shows the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday as passengers were sitting down for dinner. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille,’ the company said. (Photo credit: FRANCESCO ORLANDINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Three people from Braintree were among those on board a packed cruise ship that ran aground off Italy Friday night.

Eighteen-year-old Amanda Warrick, 20-year-old Adrian Warrick and 22-year-old Brandon Warrick were among 126 Americans reported to be on board. All three of Warricks managed to evacuate safely after the rocky ocean floor tore a 160-foot gash in the hull of the Costa Concordia just off the island of Giglio.

At least three people were killed and divers were searching submerged rooms aboard the listing ship as dozens or people remained unaccounted for.

WBZ-TV’s Alana Gomez reports

The ship was carrying more than 4,000 people when it ran aground.

The captain is reportedly facing manslaughter charges and charges related to abandoning ship.

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