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Young man dies after being hit by boat in Cancun

Cancun, Q.R. — A young man has lost his life after diving off a bridge and being hit by an oncoming boat.

The accident was reported Monday afternoon at a lagoon next to Punta Nizuc in Cancun. Reports say the young man was diving off the bridge with friends.

When he dove into the water, he was accidentally hit by a boat that was heading out to open sea. The driver of the boat says he did not see the man.

Police and emergency medical services arrived. After a search of the waters, the body of the young man was located near where he entered.

The young man has not been identified. There is no word if there will be charges against the driver of the boat.