Weird News of the 1970s

Woman Killed By Beach Umbrella

July 1979: As 30-year-old Paulette Fabre was sunbathing on a beach at Roquebrunesur-Argens on the French Riviera, she was suddenly stabbed through the chest by a beach umbrella that plummeted out of the sky, killing her instantly. The umbrella had been lifted into the air by a sudden gust of wind.
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