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Co-counsel Jeff Goodman listens as Robert Mongeluzzi speaks with reporters about the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a duck boat at 11th and Arch Streets.  Photo by Pat Loeb

Lawsuit Filed in Death of Pedestrian Run Over By Duck Boat in Chinatown

“Three deaths in less than five years have proven that the duck boats are dangerous on the water and dangerous on the land,” said attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.

07/07/2015

(A duck boat tour makes its brief excursion into the Delaware River earlier this month.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Duck Boats Will Not Operate On 1-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Barge Crash

The company that operates Philadelphia’s amphibious “duck boat” tours has announced that it will halt service for one day, July 7th, to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly accident in which two Hungarian tourists riding in a duck boat on the Delaware River lost their lives.

06/29/2011

Duck Boat Investigation

NTSB Expected To Release Report On Duck Boat Investigation

Two Hungarian tourists drowned on July 7th when a barge collided with a disabled duck boat full of passengers. The NTSB is expected to release a report Monday morning on its continuing investigation of the incident.

03/07/2011