UPDATE: Edmonton woman, 22, killed in boating accident on Shuswap Lake

BC Coroners Service reveals identity of victim, investigation continues.

  • Jul. 13, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Authorities continue to investigate the death of a 22-year-old Alberta woman who was killed in a boating accident Friday on Shuswap Lake.

The BC Coroners Service stated Monday, July 13 that Andrea Mary Jacura, 22, of Edmonton, Alta., died as a result of severe injuries sustained after she was caught in houseboat propellers near Neilson Beach.

“Ms. Jacura had just entered the lake waters in the early afternoon of July 10… when she was caught by a houseboat propeller. She sustained severe injuries and died at the scene.”

Sicamous RCMP Const. Pat Pyper said police were notified of the accident when a request for assistance was received at approximately 2:45 p.m. from the BC Ambulance Service. Upon arrival, responding emergency service personnel learned the victim had already succumbed to her injuries.