Spring breaker, 22, drowns at sea while holidaying with BF at dangerous Cancun beach
A 22-year-old American died of accidental drowning in Cancun, Mexico, on Tuesday, March 22. Although she was rescued from the sea's powerful currents and rushed to a hospital, she was pronounced dead. The young woman, whose identity has not been revealed, was reportedly at the beach with her boyfriend, when the incident occurred.
Apparently, the American accompanied by her boyfriend was in Cancun for a Spring break trip and when she had difficulties in the water, according to Riviera Maya News. It is still unknown whether the red flag warning was displayed on the beach at the time of the incident. A red sign indicates that the water is unsafe and that swimming is not recommended.
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As soon as she exited the water, she was given resuscitation and first aid and was transferred to a private clinic for further treatment. On arrival, however, she was pronounced dead.
Deaths and violence during Spring Break are not uncommon. Recently, a group of teenagers was caught on camera vandalizing shops in Seaside, Florida as they went wild during their spring break vacation.
According to Project Know, 40% of college students go on spring break, spending more than $1 billion on vacations that are typically rife with alcohol and drugs. Thousands of spring break Instagram posts with the hashtag #SpringBreak were analyzed by Project Know to identify which destinations were the most popular. Several Florida towns made the top ten list of the most popular spring break destinations, including Miami, Orlando, and Panama City Beach.
For the first time since 2019, tens of thousands of Spring Breakers have flocked to Florida's beaches to celebrate without the restrictions imposed due to Covid. Thousands of college students and visitors flock to Miami and Fort Lauderdale, dubbed "Spring Break Central," for a wild time during their Spring Break. According to Florida state officials, the state will witness an unprecedented amount of visitors. Around 570,00 students will be on spring break in Florida this year, reports the Tampa Bay Times.