A woman vacationing in Colombia has died after being hit by a boat propeller while trying to retrieve her sandals, according to media reports.
Visited by Natalia Andrea Larranaga Fajardo, 26 san andres White Watta Beach on the island on vacation, Colombian news agency La Razon reported. On the beach, she saw some people boarding a boat.
people on boats nearby Shouted out A video shared by The Archipeilago Press showed her as she was pulled over by a jet ski and taken to hospital.
Fajardo was hospitalized hospital San Andrés State Social Enterprise Department Hospital told El Isleño at 5:30 pm on Sunday, November 27. She was bleeding profusely from cuts on her leg and lower spine.
Hospital staff took her to surgery, performed multiple blood transfusions, and attempted to resuscitate her when she went into cardiac arrest, the hospital told the outlet.
Fajardo died at around 2:30 am on Monday, November 28, the hospital told El Isleño.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing, Archipeilago Press reported, citing a news release from the Maritime Directorate through the captain of the port of the San Andres Islands.
According to La Razon and El Islenho, Fajardo was from Cali, about 350 miles southwest of Bogota, Colombia.
San Andres Island is located about 445 miles northwest of mainland Colombia, near the coast of Nicaragua.
Google Translate was used to translate articles from El Isleño, The Archipeilago Press, Radio Colombia Network, and La Razon. Facebook Translate was used to translate posts from The Archipeilago Press.