Carol Ann DiCicco MacMillan, Celebrity Solstice Excursion Death, Bicycle Cruise Ship Excursion Accident November 22, 2016, Time of Death 1215 Hours
Carol Ann DiCicco MacMillan, 71, from Medford, New York was cruising on a Thanksgiving celebration cruise with her husband Robert aboard Celebrity Solstice on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 when she was killed during a cruise ship excursion accident in the Port of Tauranga, New Zealand.
MacMillan had booked an excursion with a group of cruise ship passengers for a Freewheeling Tours’ cycling tour of Tauranga. The crash occurred at approximately 12:15pm at the intersection of Mirrielees Road and Te Awanui Drive in Tauranga.
During this same cruise, a passenger in a vehicle was killed in port after being involved in a collision with a cruise ship excursion bus.
Celebrity Solstice embarked from Sydney, Australia on Monday, November 14 for a 13-Night New Zealand cruise. The cruise ship called at Jordland National Park, Dunedin, New Zealand, Akaroa, New Zealand before arriving at Tauranga, New Zealand November 21. Celebrity Solstice then called at Auckland, New Zealand, Bay of Islands, New Zealand before returning to Sydney, Australia.