HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC. (THECOUNT) — Ciara Eiriz of Pittsburg, PA, has been identified as the jet skier killed in a collision near Hilton Head Island, SC on Tuesday afternoon.

Eiriz, 20, was operating a jet ski when it was involved in a collision with another watercraft at about 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.


Eiriz was pronounced dead by the coroner on Pinckney Island.

Investigators said two jet skis collided in the water between Pinckney Island and Hilton Head Island, reports WTAE.

Reports show one other person was involved, but authorities did not include details about that person’s condition.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources investigated the incident.


Geo quick facts: Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It’s known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. The Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum marks the southwest tip. The Coastal Discovery Museum features heritage buildings, trees and themed gardens. Between the island and mainland, the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marsh hosts deer, alligators and birds – wikipedia.

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