NASSAU, BAHAMAS (CBSMiami/AP) – Authorities in the Bahamas are investigating a boating accident that left a 25-year-old from Key Biscayne dead.
Paloma de Mazieres was killed when the boat she was in struck a reef known as Turtle Rock off South Bimini on Sunday night, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force.READ MORE: Person Hospitalized Following Incident With FedEx Truck In Southwest Miami-Dade
De Mazieres, on impact, was ejected from the vessel and was taken to Alice Town Clinic in Bimini where she was pronounced dead.
The circumstances of the accident are under investigation and an autopsy was planned for later this week, said Inspector Jeff Adderley. No arrests have been made.READ MORE: West Miami Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop, Driver Arrested
The accident occurred off Bimini, a small cluster of islands about 50 miles east of Florida.
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