St. Johns County, FL (September 13, 2021) - A woman was killed in a jet ski crash in St. Johns County on Sunday, September 12th. The incident happened just before 7:00 p.m. near the J. Turner Butler Bridge on the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Florida Wildlife Commission investigated the incident. According to reports, the woman was a passenger on the jet ski and suffered severe head injuries in a crash. There are no details on the accident at this time. The woman was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Her identity has not been released. It is not known if there were any other injuries as a result of the incident.
Authorities continue to investigate. No further information is available.
Boating accidents are common in St. Johns County and across Florida. With many waterways and year-round warm temperatures, Florida is a popular place for boating and watersports. Jet skis and personal watercraft are responsible for many serious injuries each year across our state. Most of these accidents are caused by inexperienced riders or intoxicated boaters. A St. Johns County jet ski crash can lead to serious and devastating consequences for victims.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this jet ski accident in St. Johns County.
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