FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) – A Cape Coral woman died over the weekend in a freak boating accident on a southwest Florida river.

Maleah Nowak, 23, died Sunday on the Caloosahatchee River. A tube on the boat she was riding in flew out, and the line attached to it wrapped around her neck, pulling Nowak into the water.

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Investigators are examining the boat for clues to shed light on what led up to the woman’s death.

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Gary More of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said he’s never seen a death caused by these exact circumstances before. But he added that wind can be on a problem on any vessel, and boaters need to take that into consideration before taking off.

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