Friday, July 17, 2009

Freak Accident In Montreal

A piece of concrete lies next to the covered body of a woman, who was struck and killed by a concrete panel while she ate dinner with her companion at Mikasa Sushi Bar on Peel St. in Montreal on July 16, 2009. The panel fell from the 18th floor of the Marriott Residence Hotel. Photograph by: John Mahoney, The Gazette

Victim Of Falling Slab Had Asked To Sit In Spot Where It Fell --

Cracks seen in Montreal hotel from which concrete slab fell

MONTREAL — The woman killed when a concrete slab fell from a hotel and hit her as she celebrated her birthday had specifically requested her spot in a Montreal sushi restaurant, her colleague said Friday.

Suzanne Carrier said Lea Guilbeault, 33, was a strong person who always knew what she wanted.

"We heard that she asked for that specific table at the restaurant," she said. "That describes her perfectly, that's what she was like."

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More News On Yesterday's Tragic Accident

Léa Guilbeault remembered as 'perseverant and bright' -- Montreal Gazette
Cracks seen in hotel where falling concrete slab killed woman. --
Woman celebrating birthday dinner killed by falling concrete. --
Montreal building where woman was killed by falling concrete last checked in 2000 -- Canadian Press

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