Musician - Elton John dies following Jet-Ski crash in Turks and Caicos Islands

Musician - Elton John dies following Jet-Ski crash in Turks and Caicos Islands

     

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Musician Elton John died while on a personal vacation in Turks and Caicos early this morning from injuries sustained in a Jet-Ski accident -

Preliminary reports from Turks and Caicos Police officials indicate that the musician struck a concrete boat slip in a marina on Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Elton John was the only passenger on the personal watercraft at the time of the incident. Specific details are not yet available.

The accident occurred at approximately 8:45 a.m. (UTC/GMT -4 hours).

Additional details and information will be forthcoming.

The Turks and Caicos Islands, in recent years have grown in popularity as a quiet getaway destination for celebrities. The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays, eight of which are inhabited. The islands are located 550 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, just below the Bahamas chain and just to the east of Cuba and the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti.) Technically, the Turks and Caicos are located in the Atlantic Ocean, not the Caribbean Sea.




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