Jereima 'Jeri' Bustamante, 33, died of blunt force trauma suffered in the crash at around 6.15pm in the waters off Islamorada in the Florida Keys, state officials told the Florida Key News.
Bustamante is seen with husband Anthony, who was one of four people on the boat
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced his bid to run for the US Senate on Monday. Bustamante was set to join his campaign before she died on Sunday night
Jeri Bustamante was well known in Tallahassee, where she rose to the rank of Scott's press secretary at age 29