A 16-year-old boy has died of injuries he suffered while mowing the lawn on Peaks Island, off the coast of Portland.

Police say the teen was operating a riding lawn mower Monday afternoon when he got trapped between the mower and a parked boat. First responders found the teen with serious injuries.

A Lifeflight helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but paramedics were unable to revive him.

The Portland Press Herald identified the victim as Blain Alves, a junior at Deering High School. Portland Police called it a “tragic accident” and passed along condolences to the boy's family.

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