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Distracted by Facebook, Woman Walks off Pier


2013-12-20    By Jordan Moses
Distracted by Facebook, Woman Walks off Pier
    A Taiwanese woman walked straight off a pier and plunged into the sea all because she was checking Facebook on her phone. The woman, who was walking on a pier in Melbourne, Australia, was distracted by the phone in her hand and didn't realize the pier had come to an end. She was spotted by witnesses floating more than 60 feet from the pier, unable to swim, and holding on to her phone throughout the whole ordeal. She was rescued 20 minutes after falling in and was taken to the hospital. Police report she is lucky to be alive...

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