American Student Dies in Boating Accident

Casey Shulman

One family is in a state of mourning as they lost their daughter over the weekend in a boating accident.

The deceased has been identified as 22 year old Casey Shulman, who is a student of the University of Virginia (UVA) in the United States.

Acting Public Relations Officer of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force, Inspector Richmond Valentine has more details.

The Captain Mr. Andrew Amour who after loading some food supplies on the boat was moving the vessel astern when the propeller made contact with Ms. Shulman.

As a result she sustained multiple injuries all over her body.

She was then transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) by the Fire and Ambulance personnel, where she was pronounced dead by a doctor.

The body is now stored at the PMH mortuary where it will remain pending a post mortem examination.

An investigation in the death continues.

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