Daniel Behar, 11, from Lorton, Virginia was a cruise ship passenger who arrived in the Caribbean Sea Riviera Maya cruise port of Costa Maya, Mexico. He had been aboard Celebrity Equinox with his father, mother Anna Behar, grandmother Fanya Shamis and another sibling. He boarded an excursion bus with dozens of other passengers for a trip to Chacchoben Ruins, located approximately 110 mi (177 km) south of Tulum.
Behar was killed in the bus rollover accident on a narrow country road around 0900 hours on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
Celebrity Equinox had embarked from Miami, Florida on Saturday December 16 at 0600 hours for a 7-night Caribbean cruise with calls at Key West, Florida; Costa Maya, Mexico; Cozumel, Mexico and Georgetown, Grand Caymen before returning to Miami.
More on this incident including videos and the expected lawsuit can be found in our Cruise Bruise Blog.