Carnival Elation - February 26, 2013
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Carnival Elation Passenger, February 26, 2013
Time of Death 8:00-5:00
Andrew Wooten, 50, from Jacksonville, Florida was a cruise ship passenger aboard Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Elation in Cozumel, Mexico with his wife Audrey Mitchell Wooten, M.D on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, when he died from drowning after being swept away by strong currents at the beach.
"He was on a Carnival cruise line working with realtors that were doing continuing education courses and did an excursion when they had a day at one of the ports, and during that excursion went swimming and was caught in the undercurrent.
They were able to retrieve his body. They did try to resuscitate him but they were not able to," explained State Representative Mia Jones.
Wooten held a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration and a master s in Education. - He was president of Safety Awareness Firearms Education known as S.A.F.E. According to his company's website, he conducted more than 6,000 training programs worldwide and had a black belt in four different martial arts.