The 2013 Audi A8
was headed east shortly after 2 a.m. EDT when it went into the
air and pulled down wires and cables as it struck the ceiling of
the tunnel, part of the Massachusetts Turnpike beneath Boston's
Back Bay, the state police said. An investigation was underway.
A 20-year-old Brookline, Massachusetts man, who driving the car,
was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A female
passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was
transported to a hospital in the area.
Their names were not immediately released.
(Reporting by Melissa Fares in New York; Editing by Jeffrey
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