BOSTON – A young woman riding a scooter died after she was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston.
The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Saturday right near public park Boston Common.
A city police department spokeswoman said the person hit was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans told WCVB-TV the woman had died.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether passengers were on the vessel, known as a duck boat, when the crash happened.
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A Boston Duck Tours spokesman didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment.
There’s no word on the cause of the crash.
No further details were immediately available.