Two Tourists Killed in Personal Watercraft Crash Near Star Island: FWC - NECN

2 Tourists Killed in Personal Watercraft Crash: FWC



    New Details in Personal Watercraft Crash Near Miami Beach

    We're learning new details in the personal watercraft crash near Miami Beach that claimed the lives of two tourists.

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017)

    Two tourists who were thrown from a personal watercraft after it struck the bridge to Star Island Monday have died, officials confirmed Tuesday.

    Julio C. Monteiro, 30, and Sabrina LaShea Daniels, 34, were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center after the personal watercraft struck one of the concrete bridge archway supports for the bridge that connects Star Island with the MacArthur Causeway around 5:30 p.m., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said.

    Monteiro, of Brockton, Massachusetts, and Daniels, of Atlanta, Georgia, later died as a result of their injuries, officials said.

    "All of the members of the FWC want to express our sincere sympathies to the victims and families of the victims involved in this incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them," the FWC said in a statement. "The FWC would like to take this opportunity to remind all boaters enjoying Florida’s beautiful waterways to do so safely."

    Want to Spend a Night in Jail? It Just Takes $40

    [NATL] Want to Spend a Night in Jail? It Just Takes $40

    Want to spend the night in the slammer? Minnesota's Chisago County Sheriff's Office can help make it happen.

    The department is letting people stay overnight inside the new Public Safety Center to see the facility and help deputies train before inmates arrive. It just costs $40 per person.

    (Published Friday, April 27, 2018)