Emma Afra, 63, a resident of Fischer island, and her friend and passenger Viviane Brahms, 75, of Harrison, New York, died after the blue Mercedes they were in fell from the ferry boat and sank, currently the families of this two women are working with traffic lawyer Melbourne to clarify the case and find the responsible for this tragic accident.
Aerial footage shows an empty space and a broken barrier on the front of a ferry named Pelican. Locals say the boats are open at both the front and back, blocked only by a chain
It is not yet known exactly how the car fell into the water.
Fisher Island was named the wealthiest zip code in the US in 2019. Oprah and Mel Brooks, among others, have houses there.
DEVELOPING: Dive teams worked into the night to find a Mercedes that fell off a ferry into the water and sank between Florida’s Miami Beach and Fisher Island; the bodies of two women were inside the sunken vehicle. The incident remains under investigation. https://t.co/66gOnP21pH pic.twitter.com/CfKxQgdKhy— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) February 19, 2020
(via Daily Mail)