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Reports are coming from media in Mexico of the death of a young city woman Friday while on vacation.
Mexican newspaper Diario de Quintana Roo reported Laura Dawn Penton, 26, struck her head in a motorcycle wreck on the island of Cozumel,
She died at the scene.
Diario de Quintana Roo reported the crash happened when the motorcycle went out of control and skidded.
Online, on Facebook, messages of mourning have begun appearing.
Angela Alanko Leavitt publicly posted, "The world got a little dimmer this week as my good friend and fellow boot-camper Laura Penton left this world a lot sooner than we all would have liked."
"I am grateful to of had her in my life. I will forever appreciate her friendship and zest for life. She will be sorely missed," her post read.
"Laura was a shining light in any room she entered, her quick wit and indomitable spirit made her a joy to know and to work with," she said in another post.
Diana MacEachern posted in reply, "So sorry to hear this ... she was such a funny girl and super sweet when I was in the bootcamp with her."
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