A Florida newlywed couple’s vacation in the Caribbean ended tragically when the groom drowned while waterskiing. The fatal tragedy occurred just three days after he was married.
Nate Kuhlman and Mariana Kuhlman wed on October 28 and honeymooned in St. Lucia.
Heather Kuhlman, Nate’s distraught mother, posted on Facebook that she knows her son is safe in Jesus’ arms. The mother said that four days earlier, she flew to St. Lucia to pray over his remains before an autopsy was performed.
Nate and Mariana are from Los Angeles, but they met and fell in love while attending the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.
On a fundraising website bearing his name, it said that Nate Kuhlman was a great Christian spouse, friend, son, and brother,
According to the page, words fail to do justice to the tragedy he and his family endured. They asked for help with funeral costs and travel costs so that they could be with their loved ones.
The fundraiser stated that the funds would be used to pay the price of last-minute air travel tickets to St. Lucia and back home, immediate passport issuing, transportation, hotels, meals, burial preparations, Mariana’s necessities, and other unanticipated expenses.
The GoFundMe page asks that you pray for the victims’ loved ones, asking that they may feel God’s comfort and strength.
The family has set up a GoFundMe to raise money for burial costs, emergency aircraft tickets to the Caribbean, and Ms. Kuhlman’s living expenses.
In April in South Carolina, there was a more tragic death for a newlywed couple. Just hours after her wedding, a bride was killed.
Samantha Miller, 34, died, and her husband was injured when a golf cart was rear-ended by a person suspected of driving under the influence.
The 25-year-old driver, Jamie Komoroski, faces three counts of DUI resulting in serious bodily injury or death, as well as one count of reckless murder.
According to the police, Ms. Komoroski was traveling 65 mph in a 25 mph zone just before the accident occurred.