Bride-to-be plunges to death in her wedding dress
RAWDON, Que. - Quebec provincial police say a recently married bride, who wanted to be photographed one more time in her wedding dress, was killed in an accident during the photo shoot.
Police say the woman from Montreal-area suburb of Laval, dipped her toes into a river near Rawdon, Que., Friday.
The dress became heavy with water. Eventually, the 30-year-old woman slipped and was carried away by the Ouareau river.
Police initially told the media that the woman was on the verge
of being married, and that the accident had occurred near a
Provincial police say the photographer and a witness tried to
save her, but the dress was too heavy.
Police officers arrived on the scene, took off their uniforms and
jumped into the water to find her.
Eventually an avid scuba diver, who had heard the news about the accident, arrived on the scene with his gear. He quickly found her body.
The woman was married June 9.