Woman Dead After Being Struck By Duck Boat In Downtown Boston

One woman has died and a man has non-life threatening injuries after the scooter they were driving in downtown Boston was struck by a Duck Boat, Boston police said.

The 28-year-old woman was driving with a male passenger near Boston Common when the collision occurred around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, a police spokesperson told WBUR's Newscast Unit.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Boston police said both victims were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where the woman was pronounced dead.

There were 28 passengers on the duck boat at the time of the collision. Police say no charges have been filed against the Duck Boat driver as of Saturday afternoon.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

With reporting by WBUR's Kassandra Sundt 

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this post did not provide the victim's correct age. She was 28. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on April 30, 2016.


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