( 4UMF NEWS ) Windblown Beach Umbrella Kills Woman:
A Virginia woman died after being struck by a windblown beach umbrella in Virginia Beach on Wednesday evening, according to police.
The umbrella was anchored in the sand Wednesday when a strong gust of wind carried it, hitting the 56-year-old woman from Chester, Virginia Beach police spokesman Officer Patrick Kane said. Her identity has not been released.
Emergency crews responded after receiving a 911 call about a woman in cardiac arrest, Kane said.
When medics arrived, they found the woman with a life-threatening injury. She was taken to a hospital, where she died.
The incident is under investigation. Kane said there’s no evidence of foul play.
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