German tourist killed, 3-year-old daughter injured in Venice gondola crash

ROME (Reuters) - A German tourist was killed and his three-year-old daughter seriously injured when a gondola carrying them on Venice's Grand Canal collided with a ferry on Saturday.

The man appeared to have been crushed between the two boats near the historic city's famous Rialto Bridge, a spokesman for Venice's fire brigade said.

The little girl suffered a head injury and was taken to a hospital in Padua for treatment, he added.