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12 people, including 11 cruise passengers, were killed in a bus crash in Mexico’s Yucatán region. Officials said the tour bus flipped on a two-lane highway in what is being called one of the deadliest accidents involving a cruise ship excursion. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but authorities suspect the driver was speeding.

According to new sources, the crash occurred after 9:30 a.m. on December 19. 27 tourists bought shore excursion tickets to see the Mayan ruins at Chacchoben. The tourists were passengers aboard the Serenade of the Seas and Celebrity Equinox. Both ships are owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which is based in Miami, Florida.

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Eight-year-old Zion Smith of Nassau, Bahamas, was reported dead on Saturday after falling from the deck of a Carnival Cruise ship docked in Port Miami, Florida.

The accident occurred at 8:15 a.m. aboard Carnival Glory, which had just returned from a week-long cruise to the Caribbean. Zion was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center where she died, according to police.

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Lidia Tapanes of Miami, Florida, was one of 14 people on a boat that capsized after taking water in a canal near the edge of Biscayne Bay on Sunday. Tapanes, 80, was trapped under the water and didn’t have a pulse when rescue workers got her to safety. She was taken to North Shore Medical Center in “extremely critical” condition.

According to Miami Fire Rescue, the boat capsized near the corner of NE 87th Street and NE Bayshore Drive sometime after 5 p.m. on December 25. Witnesses saw the small boat get hit by a wave and flip over as it was steering towards an inlet. It was carrying a group of 14 teenagers and adults, sources say.

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