Woman dies in Parasailing accident while at South Padre Island

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A woman is dead after she fell into the water while Parasailing out on South Padre Island this weekend.

According to the Cameron County sheriff, 45 year old Dawn Strickland was out on the evening of August 8th Parasailing about 40 to 50 feet in the air, when she dropped in the water and was killed.

The U-S Coast Guard has taken over the investigation and are still trying to determine what exactly went wrong.

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