Graphic moment diver, 25, is seen with his arm SEVERED after the boat accident on Thanksgiving Day

This is the dramatic moment when a young diver who lost his arm in a horrible boat accident is dragged ashore by paramedics.

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Shocking photos exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com show that Carter Viss is being pulled onto the sand by EMT's fireman in Palm Beach, Florida – his severed arm is clearly visible.

On Thanksgiving Day last week, a 25-year-old marine biologist was snorkeling with a friend when he was hit by a 36-foot Yellowfin boat around noon.

The ship's propeller cut him in his right arm, severely injured both legs, and left him with a broken left wrist.

It is understood that a fireman found his severed arm in the water near Palm Beach Island and brought it back to the coast.

Diver Carter Viss, 25, snorkeled offshore in Palm Beach, Florida, when he was struck by a 36-foot Yellowfin boat last week on Thanksgiving. Shocking photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com show that Viss is being pulled onto the sand - his severed arm clearly visible

Diver Carter Viss, 25, snorkeled offshore in Palm Beach, Florida, when he was struck by a 36-foot Yellowfin boat last week on Thanksgiving. Shocking photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com show that Viss is being pulled onto the sand – his severed arm clearly visible

His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large wound was seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other
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His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large wound was seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other

His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large wound was seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other

It is understood that a fireman found his severed arm in the water near Palm Beach Island and brought it back to the coast. His left leg appears to be turned and hangs in an unnatural angle

It is understood that a fireman found his severed arm in the water near Palm Beach Island and brought it back to the coast. His left leg appears to be turned and hangs in an unnatural angle

It is understood that a fireman found his severed arm in the water near Palm Beach Island and brought it back to the coast. His left leg appears to be turned and hangs in an unnatural angle

His mother and father, Leila and Chuck Viss, flew from Denver to their son's bed while he fought for his life. During the weekend, she shared a message on Facebook about updating loved ones about her son's current condition

His mother and father, Leila and Chuck Viss, flew from Denver to their son's bed while he fought for his life. During the weekend, she shared a message on Facebook about updating loved ones about her son's current condition

His mother and father, Leila and Chuck Viss, flew from Denver to their son's bed while he fought for his life. During the weekend, she shared a message on Facebook about updating loved ones about her son's current condition

DailyMail.com got photos of the horrific aftermath of the accident when EMT's fireman from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue dragged the badly wounded diver off a boat and onto the sand on a stretcher.

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His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large open wound could be seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other.

Viss, aware during the terrifying ordeal, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach.

His mother and father, Leila and Chuck Viss, flew from Denver to their son's bed while he fought for his life.

During the weekend, she shared a message on Facebook about updating loved ones about her son's current condition.

& # 39; It is with a heavy heart that Chuck and I share the news that our son Carter was hit by a boat while diving just off the coast of West Palm Beach, Florida, & # 39; she wrote.

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She continued to say that Viss is in a critical but stable state and that all his limbs have been seriously damaged by the accident.

DailyMail.com has obtained photos of the horrific aftermath of the accident when firefighter EMT & # 39; s from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue dragged the seriously injured diver off a boat and onto a sand stretcher on the sand

DailyMail.com has obtained photos of the horrific aftermath of the accident when firefighter EMT & # 39; s from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue dragged the seriously injured diver off a boat and onto a sand stretcher on the sand

DailyMail.com has obtained photos of the horrific aftermath of the accident when firefighter EMT & # 39; s from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue dragged the seriously injured diver off a boat and onto a sand stretcher on the sand

Viss's mother said that the 25-year-old, who was detained for three days in the ICU, was finally able to communicate via main buttons Monday. On Tuesday, his mother said his breathing hose had finally been removed

Viss's mother said that the 25-year-old, who was detained for three days in the ICU, was finally able to communicate via main buttons Monday. On Tuesday, his mother said his breathing hose had finally been removed

Viss's mother said that the 25-year-old, who was detained for three days in the ICU, was finally able to communicate via main buttons Monday. On Tuesday, his mother said his breathing hose had finally been removed

Viss, who was aware throughout the trial, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the St. Mary & # 39; s Medical Center in West Palm Beach
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Viss, who was aware throughout the trial, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the St. Mary & # 39; s Medical Center in West Palm Beach

Viss, who was aware throughout the trial, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the St. Mary & # 39; s Medical Center in West Palm Beach

His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large open wound could be seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other

His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large open wound could be seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other

His arm seemed to have an improvised turnstile on it to stop the bleeding, while a large open wound could be seen on his left leg, with plasters on the other

Leila said: & # 39; The tremendous sorrow of our entire family is supported by the prayers and support of the Florida and Denver community and the rest of the world. & # 39;

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She thanked Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Viss & # 39; place, because & # 39; they are the reason that he is still with us today & # 39 ;.

Leila said that Viss, who was held in the ICU for three days, was finally able to communicate via main nodes Monday.

On Tuesday, his mother said that his breathing tube was finally removed and he could communicate with his family.

She wrote: & # 39; He thought it was Friday, but he knew it was 2019. He also said unsolicited: & # 39; I swam as fast as I could & # 39 ;.

The day before, Leila wrote that Carter had undergone surgery to repair his left wrist, adding that he was left-handed.

She wrote the operation & will begin exploratory surgery and can lead to a plate, pins, etc. They are waiting to start working on his legs because they have to & # 39; & # 39; rest & # 39; & # 39; of the newly installed fixators. & # 39;

According to his Facebook, Viss studied at the Palm Beach Atlantic University for a degree in marine biology and is listed as a maintenance engineer for Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

Viss's public photos show him swimming in the ocean, saving spear fish and marine animals.

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According to his Facebook, Viss studied at the Atlantic University of Palm Beach to a degree in marine biology and is listed as a maintenance engineer for Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Bystander Samantha Marulli told WPTV: & # 39; A boat came by and went right over them. When they pulled him out of the water, he had no arm. & # 39; & # 39; The fireman used a paddleboard to go outside with a bag to grab the arm & # 39;

Bystander Samantha Marulli told WPTV: & # 39; A boat came by and went right over them. When they pulled him out of the water, he had no arm. & # 39; & # 39; The fireman used a paddleboard to go outside with a bag to grab the arm & # 39;

Bystander Samantha Marulli told WPTV: & # 39; A boat came by and went right over them. When they pulled him out of the water, he had no arm. & # 39; & # 39; The fireman used a paddleboard to go outside with a bag to grab the arm & # 39;

At 12:30 pm on Thanksgiving, Daniel Stanton, 30, piloted a boat heading south to the Atlantic Ocean near Breakers Hotel, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, he told The Sun Sentinel.

Stanton saw designated dive flags and divers, including Viss, in the distance before he immediately threw the ship down.

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Unfortunately it came in contact with Viss because it was slowing down and causing direct damage.

Bystander Samantha Marulli told WPTV: & # 39; A boat came by and went right over them. When they pulled him out of the water, he had no arm. & # 39;

& # 39; The fireman used a paddleboard to go outside with a bag to grab the arm. & # 39;

Marulli said people on the boat helped bring Viss ashore where emergency services were waiting.

& # 39; Everyone hugged each other and cried that it was a very catastrophic scene, & # 39; she said.

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In a blog post on Sunday, his mother Leila added: “Although we want to see Carter's eyes and smile, we almost shrink as he moves and fights off the breathing tube.

& # 39; For now, we don't want Carter to feel the pain. We want him to stay calm and numb so that his body can heal. & # 39;

The Viss family has one GoFundMe page to raise money to help pay for his medical and rehabilitation expenses and the fund has already exceeded $ 27,500.

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