Boston Parking Garage Under Construction Collapses; 1 Killed | U.S. News®


BOSTON (AP) — Several floors of a downtown Boston parking garage that was under construction collapsed Saturday evening, killing one person, officials said.

Boston Emergency Medical Services confirmed one person was killed and a second person was transported to an area hospital, WCVB-TV reported.

Multiple floors of the Government Center garage came down after a crane collapsed on areas that were under construction, crews on scene told the station.

Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden told WCVB-TV that the person who died was a young man, but he did not identify him.

Boston police officers, firefighters and emergency service personnel, and state police troopers all responded to assist.

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“Companies working at a partial building collapse at 1 Congress St.,” the Boston Fire Department tweeted.

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