OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A spokeswoman for Ocean City says a woman has been accidentally impaled in the chest by a beach umbrella.
Ocean City spokeswoman Jessica Waters said it happened Sunday afternoon on the beach. She says the 54-year-old woman was conscious, but that her condition is not known at this time.
Waters says a Maryland State Police helicopter took the woman for medical care. Her name wasn't immediately released.
Last week, a woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore. Authorities said part of the umbrella pierced the woman's ankle after being driven along by the force of the wind.
Maryland State Police arrive at the church in Mitchellville for Morris' funeral.