Emily Jayne Collie has died in jet ski crash in Thailand.
Emily Jayne Collie has died in jet ski crash in Thailand. Facebook - Emily Jayne Collie

Australian woman dies in jet-skiing accident in Phuket

AN AUSTRALIAN woman has been killed in a jet-ski collision with her partner in waters off the Thai tourist island of Phuket.

Emily Jayne Collie, 20, suffered severe neck and shoulder injuries in the crash near Kata Beach late on Sunday afternoon, Thai media reports.

Ms Collie, reportedly from Kyabram, and her partner, named by The Sun as Tommy, had reportedly both hired jet-skis.

Emily Jayne Collier with her partner Tommy.
Emily Jayne Collier with her partner Tommy. Facebook - Tommy Croc Hunter

The paper reported that the couple smashed into each other after they were both blinded by strong sun light reflected from the sea on the island's Kata Beach at 4.45pm local time.

Ms Collie was reportedly unconscious when she was pulled out of the sea by lifeguards.

Alongside her partner, they frantically tried to perform CPR but Ms Collie was pronounced dead before arriving at hospital, Bangkok Post reported. Her partner suffered minor injuries.

News Corp Australia has contacted the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for comment.

Emily Jayne Collie reportedly died before reaching hospital.
Emily Jayne Collie reportedly died before reaching hospital. Facebook - Emily Jayne Collie

According to Ms Collie's Facebook page, she studied at Charles Stuart University.

Before that she was a student at Goulburn Valley Grammar School in Shepparton, Victoria.

Her partner, who calls himself Tommy Croc Hunter on his Facebook profile, lists himself as an apprentice plumber from Melbourne.

According to Fairfax Media, under Thai law anyone using a jet-ski is supposed to have a "captain's permit" but the law is often overlooked to let tourists hire jet-skis.

According to Facebook, Emily Jayne Collie studied at Goulburn Valley Grammar School.
According to Facebook, Emily Jayne Collie studied at Goulburn Valley Grammar School. Facebook - Emily Jayne Collie
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