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24-year-old woman dies after walking into spinning airplane propeller (video)

By Mason White 11:43 AM June 5, 2014
Sarah Rhoads 

By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A young woman is dead after walking into a working plane propeller at the site of a skydiving business, rescue workers in Ohio said.

Rescue workers in Middletown, said that 24-year-old Sarah Rhoads, died on Tuesday, from severe head injuries suffered when she walked into a moving airplane propeller at the skydiving business where she worked.

She died in a hospital in Dayton. She was the office manager for three years at Start Skydiving.

The business operated near Middletown Regional Airport. The owner of the business, John Hart, said that it’s the first time the company has had an accident of this type.

He said that it can be hard to notice quick-spinning propeller blades. Hart also said that Rhoads was like family and called the crash the worst nightmare of his life.