Brit mamma, 44, killed in speedboat crash ‘died in arms of tour guide

THIS is the first picture of a Brit mum-of-three killed in a horror speedboat crash in Turkey.

Anna Capuano reportedly died in the arms of a tour guide after suffering serious head injuries wanneer die speed boat she was travelling in crashed into a water taxi.

Anna Capuano died in a speed boat crash in Marmaris

Anna Capuano died in a speed boat crash in Marmaris
The small pleasure craft had a section of its hull torn open by the force of the impact

The small pleasure craft had a section of its hull torn open by the force of the impact

The 44-year-old died shortly after the crash, while her partner Peter Oxford, 39, remains in intensive care in the holiday resort of Marmaris.

Anna, from Ilkeston, Derbyshire, a mum of two daughters, 11 en 13, and one son 22, and had headed to turkey for a sunshine break with Peter.

Tour operator Mustafa Bey revealed how he cradled the dying mum after she was brought to shore.

It’s a tragedy. She died in my arms. It is such a terrible thing to have happened,” hy het vertel MailOnline.

‘There has never been an accident like this in Marmaris. Everyone is in shock and upset.

He said that Peter had been left in a coma by the crash, but said he has now regained consciousness.

Egter, he has been “getraumatiseer”.

Anna and Peter reportedly got together recently and were enjoying a seven-day TUI holiday at the five-star Lalila Blue Hotel.

Tragedy then struck at 1.30pm on Thursday lunchtime when the speedboat they were riding in was hit by a fast-moving sea taxi.

Shocking pictures on local news sites showed the yellow and white death boat with a section of its hull torn open by the force of the impact.

Four other people in the sea taxi – the 22-year-old captain and three tourists – suffered less serious injuries and were taken to the resort city’s Ahu hospital.

Anna’s ex husband Jonathan Capuano said: “Anna’s a nice, friendly person, and was going off to Turkey with her new partner.

Her friends and neighbours explained she had been excited for her break in Marmari, a popular holiday hotspot for Brits.

She had split up with her husband about a year ago and had recently met a new partner. It was their first time away together,” said Baljeet Randhawa.

Another neighbour added: “She had just met a new partner and seemed happy, It is a terrible thing to happen, shocking.

Turkish authorities are investigating the crash, and the UK Foreign Office is supporting Anna’s family and the other Brits injured in the crash.