U.S. Coast Guard

Woman Dies in South Padre Island Parasailing Incident

A San Antonio woman has died while parasailing off the South Padre Island coast.

The Cameron County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 47-year-old Dawn Strickland fell to her death on Saturday. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, a boater tried to give Strickland CPR and then notified the agency.

A crew from the U.S. Coast Guard station on South Padre Island continued CPR until Strickland was transported to a local emergency service, where she was pronounced dead.

The incident is under investigation.

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