Semester at Sea Student Killed by Boat Propeller

University of Virginia senior Casey Schulman died while swimming off the coast of Dominica, in the Caribbean.
1:05 | 12/04/12

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The University of Virginia says Casey Schulman had just gone on a snorkeling trip she was swimming when the captain of a boat she and other students had hired drove in reverse and hit her with a propeller she was pronounced dead at a local hospital -- -- death. Schulman who grew up in falls church and graduated from Jeb Stuart high school. She was in her fourth year at UVA and was participating in the semester at sea program. These photos show her when the boat she was living on made a stop in the African nation of Ghana. As news of her death has spread friends are taking -- social media to remember her many are using the hash tag or -- -- Robinson wrote that she was still in utter shock it was an honor to know such an amazing Angel. Another friend wrote simply no words. On this semester at -- website a mother of a student in the program shared her son's email saying Casey was a sweet girl who was beautiful inside and out. A service to remember her was planned on the semester at sea ship for -- night the vote is scheduled to return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Friday.

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