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.
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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