American woman killed in lion attack in South African park

first_img Sponsored Stories Top Stories The vital role family plays in society JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion killed an American woman at a private park in Johannesburg on Monday, the park said.The lion attacked the woman who was sitting on the passenger side of a vehicle with the window down in violation of park regulations, said Scott Simpson, assistant operations manager at the Lion Park.“We can confirm she was American and the consulate has been informed,” Simpson said.Earlier, the U.S. Embassy said it had received reports of an “incident involving a U.S. citizen” at the Lion Park and was ready to offer “any assistance possible.” 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes 0 Comments   Share   The Lion Park is a popular destination for tourists who can drive in their own vehicles through large enclosures where lions roam freely. Visitors can also pet lion cubs in smaller pens.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober How do cataracts affect your vision?last_img

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