A Virginia woman died after being struck by a windblown beach umbrella in Virginia Beach on Wednesday evening, according to police.
The umbrella was anchored in the sand Wednesday when a strong gust of wind carried it, hitting 55-year-old Lottie Michelle Belk of Chester, Virginia Beach police spokesman Officer Patrick Kane said.
Emergency crews responded after receiving a 911 call about a woman in cardiac arrest, Kane said.
When medics arrived, they found Belk with a life-threatening injury. She was taken to a hospital, where she died.
The incident is under investigation. Kane said there's no evidence of foul play.