Digital Daily: Woman Injured in Parasailing Accident Released from Hospital

July 05, 2018 04:35 PM

The young woman who survived a terrifying parasailing accident is finally out of the hospital, and she is speaking out to ABC News about her near-death experience. 

Katie Malone was in Mexico for her 29th birthday when she decided to go parasailing, but while up in the air, her tether broke, leaving her spinning and stranded for 45 minutes.

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Malone crash landed, suffering a fractured skull, broken ribs and a collapsed lung. She was airlifted from Mexico to a San Diego hospital to get treatment. 

After 26 days in the hospital, Malone was discharged on July Fourth, celebrating her freedom and return to health with her family.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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