New details emerge about Americans killed and injured in Bahamas boat explosion

People on a neighboring boat attempted to rescue injured passengers from the explosion off Exuma in the Bahamas on Saturday

People on a neighboring boat attempted to rescue injured passengers from the explosion off Exuma in the Bahamas on Saturday

One person, Maleka Jackson, was killed and 22-year-old Stefanie Schaffer lost both of her legs. She is now in a medically induced coma and is not yet aware her life will never be the same.

According to the GoFundMe page started by the family, Stefanie "sustained life threatening injuries including a double amputation and remains in critical condition". Video shot by onlookers on a neighboring showed the aftermath of the explosion.

The explosion occurred shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday in waters off Barraterre island in the Exuma Cays, police said in a statement.

They helped rush dancer Stefanie Schaffer, 22, to shore and then a hospital to be treated for her horrific injuries.

Two other family members, Stefanie's sister Brooke and stepfather, Paul Bender, were also on the boat.

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The name of the woman who died has not been released. The cause of the explosion has not been determined at this time.

A good Samaritan then offered to rush Stefanie and her mother Stacey, who was also injured, to a hospital 30 minutes away.

Her sister Brooke and father Paul received only minor injuries, while her mom broke several bones, per ABC7.

An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew with two medical personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Clearwater, Florida, traveled to Exuma and transported the boaters to the air station where emergency medical services awaited. Another boat nearby was able to rescue numerous passengers.

The Vermont Center for Dance Education said Ms Schaffer had been a part of their "dance family" for years. We are saddened and our hearts our hurting, but we will get through this together.

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