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Friends Identify Victim In Deadly Duck Boat Crash

BOSTON (CBS) -- Jay Beausang says he can't get Saturday's tragic Duck Boat fatal scooter accident out of his mind.

"I heard all this scraping and noise under the duck boat and I was yelling stop, hold it!" Beausang said.

Jay says he was landscaping on the John Codman Island when he heard the motor scooter hit by the duck boat. He quickly ran over to help and that's when he saw the woman on the ground.

"As I ran toward the duck boat the woman came from underneath it. I started screaming call 911. I knelt down next to her and put my hand on her back because she seemed to be breathing grabbed her wrist to see if she had a pulse," Beausang said.

Jay Beausang
Jay Beausang. (WBZ-TV)

Unfortunately, police say the 28-year-old -- identified by friends as Allison Warmuth -- later succumbed to her injuries. Jay says when the incident occurred the two Boston police officers working the detail rushed to help.

Allison Warmuth
Allison Warmuth. (via Twitter)

"It was a tragedy and if she had any chance of making it through this it's because the two Boston police officers and Boston Fire Department," Beausang said.

Jay says all he could do was hold Warmuth's hand and try to help first responders. Her boyfriend was taken to the hospital and treated for scrapes and bruises but is expected to be okay.

On Sunday, investigators returned to the scene trying to figure out what went wrong.

"Just a tragic accident. It was a sunny day people were out. I'll never forget this for the rest of my life," Beausang said.

The accident remains under investigation.

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