Delaware Woman Dies Completing Bucket List

| by Brendan Kelly
Tine Werner (left) poses with a friendTine Werner (left) poses with a friend

A 59-year-old woman in Delaware died after falling from a zip line course while trying to check an item off of her bucket list.

Tina Werner fell 40 feet off the platform at the Go Ape course in Lums Pond State Park on Aug. 24, reports WPVI.

Paramedics treated Werner at the scene and performed CPR before transporting her to a nearby hospital. She later died from her injuries at the hospital, according to the Daily Mail.

Werner's daughter, Melissa Slater, posted a tribute to her mother on Facebook.

"My mom died completing her bucket list, zip lining in Newark," Slater wrote in her post, alongside a photo of her and her mother on her wedding day.

Chris Swallo, the director of the Go Ape course, released a statement regarding the incident: "The Go Ape team is deeply saddened by this tragic occurrence. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends and in particular to those who were on the course with her at the time." 

An investigation into the incident in ongoing, though foul play is not suspected.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.

Sources: Daily MailWPVI / Photo credit: Facebook via Daily Mail

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