October 10, 2008
Dolphin Knocks Ohio Woman Out
EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) -- A woman was hospitalized in Florida after a dolphin leaped aboard the boat she was in, knocking her unconscious.
The Coast Guard says witnesses called 911 Thursday after seeing the dolphin jump from the Intracoastal Waterway and hit Barbara Howard of Mansfield, Ohio. Howard was sitting in an 18-foot boat with her husband, their daughter and her daughter's boyfriend.
Barbara Howard regained consciousness before the Coast Guard reached her at a Edgewater, Fla., boat ramp. She was hospitalized in stable condition.
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