'Game of Thrones' editor killed by lion on safari

Katherine Chappell, a video editor who had worked on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and popular films such as “Captain America: Winter Soldier,” and “Divergent,” was mauled to death by a lion last weekend while on safari in South Africa.

Metro.co.uk reports Chappell was volunteering in Africa to protect wildlife from poachers when the tragic incident occured.

From NBC News:

She was killed on Monday when a “lioness approached from the passenger side and bit the lady through the window,” according to Scott Simpson, the assistant operations manager at Lion Park, open-air facility north of Johannesburg.

Witnesses told park officials that the windows were down, Simpson added. He said there are numerous signs warning visitors to keep them up. [NBC News]

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