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Anna Capuano suffered catastrophic head injuries when the speedboat she was traveling in collided with a water taxi near the beach.
The 44-year-old mother of three died shortly after her despite frantic efforts by Turkish paramedics and rescuers to save her.
His partner, Peter Oxford, 39, was left unconscious and suffered serious internal injuries that have kept him in intensive care at the city’s Ahu Hospital.
Two other British tourists were involved in the accident but suffered minor injuries. Yesterday they returned to the UK.
A tour operator today recounted how Anna, 44, from Ilkeston, Derbyshire, died in her arms after being carried to shore.
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‘There has never been an accident like this in Marmaris. Everyone is in shock and upset. It’s so sad.’
He added: ‘Her partner of hers was knocked unconscious. She broke six or seven ribs and has other internal injuries.
He was rushed to the hospital. He was in a coma, but now he has regained consciousness. He is traumatized.
The recently reunited couple were enjoying a seven-day package holiday at the five-star Lalila Blue Hotel in Marmaris, booked through TUI, when tragedy struck at 1:30 p.m. m. Thursday at lunchtime.
Anna, the mother of two daughters aged 11 and 13 and a 22-year-old son, had separated from her second husband, Jonathan Capuano, but the couple had remained on good terms.
Ex-husband Jonathan said:
Anna is a nice and friendly person, and she was going to Turkey with her new partner.
Friends and neighbors have told how the couple looked forward to their break in the sun in Marmaris, a popular Turkish resort among Britons.
Baljeet Randhawa told MailOnline: “This is very sad, she had two girls and they will be heartbroken.”
‘Anna has been looking forward to her holiday in Turkey this week.
She had separated from her husband about a year ago and had recently met a new partner. It was their first time together.
‘The girls lived with her but we are not going on vacation, we were going to stay with her father’.
Her husband, Sabjeet, added: “She was a lovely person, bubbly, happy and always smiling.”
It’s a shock. Everyone around here knew her, but not that well.
A neighbor added: ‘Anna was a very nice woman and a good neighbour.
“She had just met a new partner and she seemed happy. It’s a terrible thing to happen, shocking.”
Turkish authorities have launched an investigation into the fatal motorboat accident.
A Foreign Office spokesman added: “We are providing consular assistance following the death of a British woman and the hospitalization of three British nationals in Turkey, and we are in contact with local authorities.”