Jewish Woman Killed In Miami After Vehicle Submerged In Ocean

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Emma Afra, 63, (left) of Miami Beach, and Viviane Brahms, 75, of Harrison, New York, died Feb. 18 after Afra’s car fell off the Fisher Island Ferry and sank in Government Cut.

MIAMI (VINnews) — A Jewish woman was one of 2 casualties, after a vehicle slid off a ferry into the water off the coast of Miami.

Miami Fire Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard responded on Tuesday after a they received a call from the Fisher Island ferry that a vehicle had fallen off their vessel and into the ocean, near an exclusive island with a members-only club.

Within hours, a team of divers managed to locate the 2019 blue Mercedes Benz, which had been submerged in the water. 2 unresponsive woman were discovered inside.

One woman has been identified as 75-year-old Viviane Brahms, a Jewish woman from Westchester, NY. The other woman was identified as 63-year-old Emma Afra.

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