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Author: Michelle Gurian

South Florida Teen Dies and 10 Injured in Boca Chita Key Boating Crash into a Channel Marker

September 7, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Lucy Fernandez, a South Florida high school senior, passed away Monday from injuries she sustained in a Sunday night boating accident off Cutler Bay. As reported by USA Today, the boat, a 28-foot Robalo center console hit a channel marker near Boca Chita Key and capsized.  The incident left eleven people injured, four critically. Per NBC Miami, two other seniors from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Katy Puig and Coco Aguilar, remain hospitalized as well as another student from Carrollton School […]

Parasailing Accident in Florida Keys Leaves One Woman Dead and Two Others Injured

June 1, 2022 General

Supraja Alaparthi, her son, and her nephew were parasailing on Monday shortly before 5:30 p.m. when they slammed into a bridge in Key West. The parasail hurtled toward the bridge at an unsafe speed after getting caught in a gale. It is reported the three were visiting from Illinois and were participating in the parasailing tour offered by Lighthouse Parasail of Marathon. According to the FWC report, a strong gust of wind took over the parasail chute which prompted the […]

Three Americans Mysteriously Die at the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort

May 11, 2022 General

It is reported by several news agencies that one American woman is presently hospitalized while three other Americans have died from unknown causes while vacationing at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma, Bahamas. The woman hospitalized has since been flown to South Florida for further care.
The cause of the deaths is still under investigation but it has been stated that there were no signs of trauma or foul play.
Our condolences to the families and loved ones of the […]

Banking Heir Killed by Boat Propeller in Fishing Accident

May 10, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

A tragic boating accident occurred during a fishing tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2022, when a man, the son of a Venezuelan banking billionaire was killed by the propellers of a Sport Fishing vessel.
According to several news sources, Juan Carlos Escotet Alviarez, 31, jumped into the water to save his fiancée, Andrea Montero, 30, when she was knocked over the stern of a Sport Fishing vessel, the Otoro, by the vessel’s captain. In an effort to save his fiancée, Mr. […]

Four People Hospitalized Following Boat Collision Off Key Biscayne

January 5, 2021 General

Yesterday night, at approximately 7:22 p.m., two boats, one with seven abroad and the other with one, collided by Bear Cut Bridge.  It is reported four people were transported to the hospital: a woman with a leg injury, a man with an abdominal injury, a man with a leg injury, and another person with non-life-threatening injuries. A 33-year-old from one of the boats is believed to have gone overboard, prompting a recovery mission with more than 18 divers searching multiple […]