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CINCINNATI - The Campbell County Coroner has determined the cause of death ofthe woman who died in a jet ski accident Monday.

The autopsy conducted Tuesday showed Laura Russell of Hamiltondied from trauma to her chest and abdomen.

Officials say Russell and Nicole Jackson were riding on the OhioRiver between Great American Ball Park and the Purple PeopleBridge. That's when they say Russell abruptly turned, stopping inJackson's path.

The coroner believes Russell died instantly.

Officials found no trace of alcohol in Jackson's system. Nocharges are expected.

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