Tami Perrault, 63, was killed in South Carolina by a windswept beach umbrella on Wednesday, August 10.
A 63-year-old woman has died after she was struck by an umbrella that had pulled off a beach in Garden City, South Carolina. Tammy Perrault was at the beach with some friends on Wednesday, August 10th when the tragedy occurred around 12.40am.
The parachute could have penetrated the 63-year-old’s chest as authorities explained to the local press.
Friends of the woman reported that they tried to warn her shortly before the disaster. However, it all happened in a few moments. She saw Sherry White, one of the victim’s best friends The canopy overwhelms and pierces the 63-year-old’s chest.
“It was swept here by a gust of wind – He explained – when we tried to avoid the worst, it was too late.
Tammy Perrault (right) and boyfriend Shari White, from Facebook
The woman was taken to hospital but died an hour later from serious injuries. Friends of the 63-year-old were upset, waiting for news from her all afternoon in the waiting room of the building.
Those who knew her describe her as a gentle and sunny woman, a lover of the sea and the beach.
Every summer the woman went to the place where the tragedy occurred with her friends. “We desperately need to lose him.
Some things we will never understand – said White, devastated by grief -. No one will say anything negative about her: she was amazing. His behavior should continue to inspire us to the end.”
According to the Federal Agency, There are about 3000 People who die every year in the United States from beach umbrellas. This is a seemingly unusual incident, but it has been the subject of a ruling by two Virginia senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner.
The two called for a review of safety regulations for beach umbrellas after a particularly horrific accident in 2016.
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