American Woman Killed By Shark In Bahamas While On Royal Caribbean Cruise

An American woman has been killed by a shark in the Bahamas while out snorkelling, the police have confirmed.

The 58-year-old American tourist was killed by the shark near Green Cay
The 58-year-old American tourist was killed by a shark near Green Cay

The woman from Pennsylvania, 58, was attacked by a shark near Green Cay after booking to take part in an excursion with her family on the island of New Providence.


A spokeswoman for the police said that members of the victim's family watched on as a bull shark started attacking her, in an area just half a mile away from where a 21-year-old American woman was killed by a shark in 2019.


The family had departed Florida on Sunday on a seven-night cruise on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas.



The woman was pulled from the water by workers from the tour company and members of her family, she suffered serious injuries to her upper body, police said.


She was rushed to a hospital in New Providence where she was sadly pronounced dead on Tuesday.


Cruise operator, Royal Caribbean International, said the woman had booked an independent excursion in Nassau, and that they were offering support to the family.


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