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Woman hit by chair falling from 12th-story NYC balcony


January 26, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was hospitalized Saturday when a chair fell off a 12th-story balcony in New York City and hit her on the head, police said.

The incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan. The wooden patio chair was apparently swept off the balcony during a steady rainstorm. It hit a 23-year-old woman and a parked car.

The woman, who was not identified, was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment of a laceration to her head. "She was passed out. We thought she was dead. It really hit her hard," witness Patrice Demay told the New York Post.


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