October 3, 2022
Woman dies in shark attack while snorkeling in Bahamas, cruise officials confirm

A spokesperson for Royal Caribbean Group confirmed that a woman has died in a shark attack while snorkeling in the Bahamas.

A spokesperson told CBS News in a statement that on Tuesday a woman who was a passenger on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas was attacked by a shark while “on a free shore excursion”.

The cruise line said the woman was taken to a local hospital where she died of her injuries.

“Royal Caribbean is providing assistance and support to the loved ones of guests during this difficult time,” the cruise line said.

The spokesperson did not identify the woman. Reuters reports That the victim was a 58-year-old woman from Pennsylvania.

The Harmony of the Seas is currently on a 7-night cruise that departed Port Canaveral, Florida on September 4.

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