Tragedy at sea in the waters in front of the Amalfi coast: an American tourist died after two boats collided: the victim was Adrienne Vaughan, president of the Bloomsbury publishing house. The woman was 44 years old. The drama took place late Thursday afternoon, around 6 p.m. The tourist was with her husband and two children aboard a chartered boat with a skipper.
The family consisting of, in addition to the victim, her husband, Mike White, and children Lanna (14) and Mason (8) had planned a trip to Positano. All was going well, the family was enjoying the view of the Amalfi Coast when near the Fiordo di Furore, the speedboat collided with a sailboat carrying about 80 tourists.
As a result of the collision, the occupants of the speedboat ended up in the water, Adrienne Vaughan was killed by the engine propeller. Injured were the woman’s husband and the skipper. The two children were unharmed.
The tourists were taken to the mainland, here the woman arrived in cardiac arrest, attempts to revive her were futile.
The dynamic of the accident in the waters of the Amalfi Coast is still to be reconstructed, both skippers were subjected to alcohol and drug tests. The skipper of the speedboat reportedly tested positive in toxicology tests. The prosecutor’s office is investigating manslaughter.