The President of Bloomsbury, USA, was killed in a horrific boat accident

The President of Bloomsbury, USA, was killed in a horrific boat accident
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Head of the publishing company Bloomsbury United States of America died in a tragic boat accident on the Amalfi coast somewhere Italy on Thursday, according to local media.

Adrienne Vaughan, 45, while on vacation with her family, chartered a boat for a trip around the scenic coast, according to agency Agenzia Giornalistica Italia (AGI) news service. During the voyage, her cruiser collided with a tourist boat carrying a wedding banquet in the waters around the Fjord Strait, with disastrous consequences.

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The impact of the crash threw Vaughan into the sea between the ships’ hulls, where the boat’s propellers rammed it, according to AGI. Her husband, Mike White, dislocated his shoulder and cut his arm, while their two children – a 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy – were not physically harmed but panicked when they saw their mother enter the water.

Vaughan was rushed to a dock in Amalfi, where emergency responders made desperate attempts to save her life. With the situation deteriorating, an air ambulance was called to take Vaughan to a hospital in Salerno. By the time the helicopter arrived around 7 p.m., it was already dead.

American and German guests from Tortuga – the boat where the wedding took place – were taken ashore for questioning about the incident. It is not yet clear how the ships collided, but Tortuga’s captain underwent toxicology tests, which came back negative.

The 30-year-old captain of Vaughan’s boat was also slightly injured and was taken to hospital. The unnamed man reportedly failed his toxicology test, and a bartender in Tortuga gave an unsettling account about what he witnessed in the aftermath of the collision.

“I saw the woman in the water, supported by her children and her husband,” said Pietro Isolino: “she had no arm and the back of her head was white, as if there was no blood flowing.” Southern Courier Newspaper. “It was terrible.” He also said that Vaughan’s boat captain “was throwing up” and that he “gave the impression he was drunk”.

The Italian authorities are now investigating the incident.

According to local media, Vaughan and her family visited her Rome the day before the fatal boat wreck and she smiled alongside her loved ones in photos posted to social media.

Bloomsbury website He holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, says Vaughan, and has previously held positions at Disney Publishing Worldwide and Oxford University Press. Ha LinkedIn page She says she became president of Bloomsbury USA in September 2021. She previously joined the company a year ago as CEO and COO, with the company praising her “strong leadership during a challenging period” in statement Announcing her appointment as president.

The Daily Beast has contacted Bloomsbury for comment.

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