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Crystal Glewwe
Cruise Ship Passenger Excursion Death

Independence of the Seas - January 14, 2016


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Crystal Glewwe, 32 - Cruise Ship Passenger Excursion Death

Independence of the Seas - January 14, 2016

Time of Death 3:30-4:30

Time of Cruise Ship Death Crystal Glewwe

Crystal Glewwe, 32, from Ham Lake, Minnesota was on a Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Independence of the Seas cruise ship excursion in Falmouth, Jamaica on January 14, 2016 ,when the tour bus she was riding it was hit by a commercial truck on the road to Montego Bay.

Reports said the crash happened when a Freightliner truck traveling in the opposite direction failed to keep to the left and collided with the bus.

The tour bus was flipped over with 20 cruise ship passengers aboard including Crystal Glewwe and her daughter Kayden, 9. Kayden and Crystal were both injured and Crystal Glewwe died as a result of her injuries.

Crystal is the wife of Substance Church Pastor Rick Glewwe. Rick Glewwe and the church's executive pastor, Bart Scharrer flew to Jamaica after the incident to care for Kayden and make arrangements for Crystal's body.

Kayden had surgery after the accident for a broken clavicle.

The couple have three other children.


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