Four Killed After Duck Tour Collides With Charter Bus in Seattle

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UPDATE 3:55 p.m. ET: The Seattle Fire Department is confirming two more fatalities, bringing the total death toll from the crash to four people.

Original story below:

SEATTLE (TheBlaze/AP) — The Seattle Fire Department says two are dead and nine are critically injured after a crash involving a sightseeing vehicle and a tour bus.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. PT Thursday when a Ride the Ducks sightseeing vehicle collided with a charter bus on a bridge, KIRO-TV reported.

Lt. Sue Sangl of the Seattle Fire Department told KIRO-TV that a majority of the injuries were from the charter bus and that the two fatalities were likely from the charter bus also.

About 50 others suffered injuries, although not as severe.

Ride the Ducks is known for its entertaining tours in cities around the country and for the famous quacking noisemakers its guests receive. KOMO-TV reported the charter bus involved in the incident was carrying at least 45 students from North Seattle College.

A representative for Ride the Ducks did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze. The company told the Associated Press that it did not have an immediate comment.

Officials have not yet said what caused the crash.

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