American woman dies in shark attack while snorkeling in Bahamas

American woman is attacked and k

American woman dies in shark attack while snorkeling in Bahamas

American woman is attacked and killed by a shark while snorkeling off the Bahamas

  • An American woman was attacked by a shark and died from her wounds Wednesday while swimming in the Bahamas
  • She was snorkeling near Rose Island around 2pm when the shark attacked
  • She was pronounced dead shortly after she was transported to shore
  • Police are investigating the incident

An American tourist has died after she was attacked by a shark while swimming in the Bahamas on Wednesday.

The woman was snorkeling near Rose Island in the North Atlantic Ocean waters around 2pm when she was attacked.

She was pronounced dead shortly after she was transported to shore, the Royal Bahamas Police Force say. 

An American woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while snorkeling near Rose Island in the Bahamas (above) on Wednesday, authorities say

An American woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while snorkeling near Rose Island in the Bahamas (above) on Wednesday, authorities say

Additional information was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing. 

Rose Island is a small piece of land northeast of Nassau. 

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