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Woman killed in deadly Highland Beach boat crash has been identified

A woman from West Palm Beach who was killed in a weekend boat crash in Highland Beach has been identified.

Samantha Esposito, 37, was one of seven people ejected from the boat traveling north on the Intercoastal Waterway when it crashed into a seawall near the 1000 block of Bel Aire Drive on Sunday afternoon.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Shannon Knowles said Tuesday.

Esposito was pronounced dead at the scene.

The six other boaters were taken to Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, their conditions were not immediately known.

Highland Beach resident Jini Eastwood heard the screams after the boat crashed not far from her home, Eastwood told reporters on the scene.

Knowles said the investigation is ongoing.