Woman dies after falling from cruise ship returning to Florida

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The Coast Guard says a woman has been found dead after going overboard from a cruise ship bound for Port Canaveral. The body of a 36-year-old woman was recovered from the water about 29 miles offshore, according to the Coast Guard. . Officials say the woman went overboard from the Meraviglia cruise ship. Port Canaveral authorities say this vessel is expected to dock for disembarkation around 10 a.m. Following the bewilderment, WESH2 News spoke to a number of passengers who said they were aware of the situation. MSC Cruises has released the following statement: Early this morning, MSC Meraviglia’s advanced detection systems alerted our crew to a passenger overboard as the ship sailed to Port Canaveral. The crew immediately launched a search and rescue operation, along with the US Coast Guard supporting the search efforts with boats and a helicopter. Unfortunately, despite the speedy rescue operation, the passenger suffered fatal injuries. We offer our full support to the authorities in investigating this matter. We are deeply saddened by this incident and offer our sincere condolences to the family and those affected.

The Coast Guard says a woman has been found dead after going overboard from a cruise ship bound for Port Canaveral.

According to the Coast Guard, the body of a 36-year-old woman was recovered from the water about 29 kilometers off the coast.

Officials say the woman went overboard from the Meraviglia cruise ship.

Port Canaveral authorities say this vessel is expected to dock for disembarkation around 10 a.m.

At the debearding, WESH2 News spoke to a number of passengers who said they were aware of the situation.

MSC Cruises released the following statement:

early this morning, MSC Meraviglia’s advanced detection systems alerted our crew to a passenger overboard as the ship sailed to Port Canaveral. The crew immediately launched a search and rescue operation, along with the US Coast Guard supporting the search efforts with boats and a helicopter.

Unfortunately, despite the speedy rescue operation, the passenger suffered fatal injuries. We offer our full support to the authorities in investigating this matter.

We are deeply saddened by this incident and offer our sincere condolences to the family and those affected.

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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