Hamilton Island: Husband accidentally kills his new bride in freak golf buggy accident

The newlyweds, who celebrated their wedding just ten days before the bride’s death in a freak honeymoon golf buggy accident, postponed the wedding by a year due to the COVID lockdown.

29-year-old Marina Morgan died on Monday, ten days after her wedding, while honeymooning with her new husband Robbie Morgan on idyllic Hamilton Island.

Mr Morgan, a real estate agent, asks a young woman to be his wife at a lavish dinner Sydney In June 2019, surrounded by candles and rose petals, with a large sign that read: ‘Marina, will you marry me?’

He was so excited that he posted a picture of the happy couple Facebook, with the caption: ‘Heavy night! she said yes!’

As hundreds of friends and family members congratulated the pair, Ms Hannah wrote: ‘Thank you for such a wonderful night, baby. I love you so much I can’t wait to be your wife.’

They had originally planned to wed on July 24, 2021, but lockdowns during the pandemic and venue capacity limits forced them to shift the date to June 11, 2022 – as well as the date of their Hamilton Island honeymoon. pushed back.

Unbeknownst to him, the change of plans was a decision of life or death.

Robbie Morgan proposes to Marina Hanna with rose petals and candles at a Sydney venue (pictured)

The couple postponed their wedding due to the covid lockdown, but finally got married on June 11 this year

The couple postponed their wedding due to the covid lockdown, but finally got married on June 11 this year

The 29-year-old new Mrs Morgan was found murdered on Monday afternoon on the resort island of WhatsApp.

She was a passenger in a golf buggy operated by her new husband when the vehicle’s battery ran out on WhatsApp Boulevard.

He decided to go back and take a U-turn to charge the buggy – however, the vehicle overturned.

Mrs Morgan, who was not wearing a seatbelt, got off the vehicle and fell on the road.

People bystanders, including an off-duty firefighter, dentist and doctor, tried to save her life for 35 minutes – but the young woman was in cardiac arrest.

A helicopter was originally called from nearby Townsville to take him to the hospital, but was grounded when experts realized the severity of his injuries.

A few days after the wedding, the bride (pictured) dies in a golf buggy accident during her honeymoon

A few days after the wedding, the bride (pictured) dies in a golf buggy accident during her honeymoon

In a Facebook comment following the announcement of their engagement, Ms Morgan said: 'Thank you for such a wonderful night, babe!  I can't wait to be your wife

In a Facebook comment following the announcement of their engagement, Ms Morgan said: ‘Thank you for such a wonderful night, babe! I can’t wait to be your wife

The young woman died on the spot – in front of her husband, who was physically immaculate.

Police said alcohol was not a factor and described the tragedy as an ‘accident’.

Golf buggies are the main form of transportation on Holiday Island and can be rented for a small fee without any training. They are all equipped with seatbelts.

On 24 July last year – the day they were to be married – a friend wrote a comment on Mr Morgan’s Facebook page: ‘Thinking of you and Marina today. It must have been your very special day.’

The couple married at St. Mary and St. Mercorius Coptic Orthodox Church in Rhodes, northwest of Sydney, on June 11, ten days before the tragedy.

Footage shows the bride and groom sharing their first dance while cheering on friends and family during the reception at Doulton House in Sydney’s Hyde Park.

The couple was to get married in July 2021, but was forced to postpone the wedding.  Pictured: A Facebook post on their original wedding day

The couple was to get married in July 2021, but was forced to postpone the wedding. Pictured: A Facebook post on their original wedding day

Marina and Robbie Morgan tied the knot on June 11 at Doulton House in Sydney

The new bride died in a golf buggy accident on Monday

Marina and Robbie Morgan wed their loved ones on June 11 at St. Mary and St. Mercorius Coptic Orthodox Church in Sydney.

Mrs Morgan’s brother shared a series of cheers from the big day, including a photo of him with Mr Morgan – ‘Welcome to the family, brother,’ he wrote.

After the ceremony, the blushing bride, who was seated in the back of the limousine with Mr. Morgan, wore a long, bejeweled white dress and held a bouquet of white roses.

Two weeks before the wedding, Mr. Morgan and his brothers celebrated their mother’s 50th birthday.

On Tuesday evening, tributes began pouring in for Mrs Morgan, remembered by loved ones as a ‘beautiful soul’.

‘So sad rest in peace beautiful lady,’ wrote a friend on Facebook.

Another said: ‘May God rest your beautiful soul Marina’.

A third person wrote, ‘So sad, I wish God had saved her.

In a touching social media post, Marina's brother welcomed Robbie Morgan into their family (pictured)

In a touching social media post, Marina’s brother welcomed Robbie Morgan into their family (pictured)

Limousine service Diamond Wedding Group, which provided the couple a car for their wedding day, said it was ‘deeply saddened and devastated’ by the news.

‘We would like to express our condolences to his family and friends.

‘Robby, we hope you are well and we are sorry for your loss.

‘may she rest in peace.’

The couple both worked in property, with Mr. Morgan directing the construction business of home renovations, while his wife ran a media company specializing in real estate marketing.

Mr. Morgan opened outright asset solutions in early 2020 before his new wife launched their complementary business, Outright Media Group, last December.

A Castle Hill real estate agent’s colleague was among his many friends who shared photos of the couple’s special day online.

The 29-year-old woman was a passenger in the buggy when it overturned on WhatsApp Boulevard while traveling south at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday (pictured, a buggy on the island)

The 29-year-old woman was a passenger in the buggy when it overturned on WhatsApp Boulevard while traveling south at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday (pictured, a buggy on the island)

The buggy is believed to be making a U-turn at an intersection near Coral Sea Avenue on the Whitsunday Island in Queensland (pictured, an aerial view of Holiday Island)

The buggy is believed to be making a U-turn at an intersection near Coral Sea Avenue on the Whitsunday Island in Queensland (pictured, an aerial view of Holiday Island)

The post read, ‘Many congratulations to our best friends Robbie and Marina from Outright Property Solutions and Outright Media Group.

‘Thank you for a wonderful day, see you two love birds finally tying the knot.’

‘We would like to express our condolences to his family and friends.

‘Robby, we hope you are well and we are sorry for your loss.

‘may she rest in peace.’

The couple both worked in property, with Mr. Morgan directing the construction business of home renovations, while his wife ran a media company specializing in real estate marketing.

Mr. Morgan opened one-time asset solutions in early 2020, before his wife launched their complementary business, Outright Media Group, last December.