2 boats collide near Liberty Island in NYC

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 3, 2010 04:27

NEW YORK — Two pleasure boats collided near the Statue of Liberty Friday, killing one person and injuring two others.

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Thomas McKenzie said the Friday evening crash in New York Harbor near Liberty Island killed a boater. Two other boaters have been taken to hospitals. Their conditions aren't known.

The Coast Guard, the New York Police Department and US parks police responded to help the boaters.

The cause of the crash hasn't been determined. The NYPD is investigating.


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