Woman, 26, Killed After Falling Off Queen Mary - NBC Southern California

Woman, 26, Killed After Falling Off Queen Mary

Incident appears accidental, say investigators



    Woman Dies After Fall From Queen Mary

    Police say the 26 year-old woman who died Monday after falling off the Queen Mary had been drinking when she climbed over a guard rail. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011)

    A 26-year-old woman died after falling off of a walkway on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, according to the Long Beach Fire Department.

    The woman somehow fell off an upper walkway, and landed 75 feet below into the frigid water about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

    A man in his 40s jumped 15 feet off a lower walkway to help rescue the woman. He suffered hypothermia as a result. The injury was described as minor and he is expected to be fine.

    Two Long Beach Police officers jumped in shortly after and brought them out of the water. The police officers did not suffer any injuries.

    The woman was hospitalized in critical condition and later died as a result of the injuries.

    As of now, investigators said the death appears accidental.

    Her name was withheld, pending notification of her relatives, coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter told City News Service.

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