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Woman Killed After Beach Umbrella Swept By Wind Stabbed Her In The Chest

A woman has died after a beach umbrella struck her in the chest.

 

Tammy Perreault was visiting Garden City beach in South Carolina on Wednesday, August 10.

 

While there, a beach umbrella was blown from its anchoring by strong winds and it impaled Ms Perreault, Horry County chief deputy coroner Tamara Willard said.

 

 

Off-duty medical professionals desperately tried to treat the 63-year-old as they awaited an ambulance.

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She was rushed to hospital following the incident but she died an hour later from chest trauma.

 

Thomas Bell, a spokesperson for Horry County emergency management, said the community was “hurting’” following the “terrible loss”.

 

Locals and businesses in the area have paid tribute on Facebook.

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