American killed in Bahamas boat explosion ID'd as Tennessee woman

All that remained of the boat after the explosion near Exuma Bahamas which killed one person was a burned out frame

'The scary thing is Stefanie doesn't know that she's lost her legs, and that's what really upsets me, ' she said.

A woman is dead and nine others were injured after a boat exploded off the Exuma coast in the Bahamas Saturday morning.

Stefanie sustained life-threatening injuries. With the support of the family, we have launched a GoFundMe page, in hopes to raise $50,000.00. Paul and Brooke suffered bruises and cuts.

According to ABC, there were also two Bahama natives on the boat, but no information was given about whether or not they were injured. "The kind words and prayers are very much needed and appreciated".

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Video recorded at the scene and obtained by ABC 11 shows the moments after the explosion as passengers on a nearby boat attempt to help.

The passengers on the boat were not identified, but the superintendent of the Royal Bahamas Police Force told NBC News that an American woman was killed in the explosion. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends".

Following the incident, the U.S. Coast Guard Southeast revealed that four U.S. -citizens were airlifted to a Florida hospital while the others were taken to Princess Margaret Hospital, which is located in Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas, for treatment, reported CNN. We are saddened and our hearts our hurting, but we will get through this together. The explosion caused the entire ship to catch fire, according to a police statement.

The tour boat explosion is still under investigation, according to reports.

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