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The Family of a Woman Who Died in a Parasailing Accident in South Florida File a Lawsuit

The family of a Schaumburg, Illinois, woman who died in a parasailing accident in South Florida last month is filing a lawsuit.

Supraja Alaparthi, her son, and her nephew were in flight off Marathon, Florida when a strong gust of wind “pegged” their parasail – meaning the wind took over control of the parasail from the boat below.

This made for a situation so dangerous that the captain made the difficult choice to cut the line tethered to the victims. They were dropped from an unknown height and dragged through the water by the floating parasail until it finally hit the old Seven Mile Bridge, the report said.

Read the source article at WINK News

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