Visitor Fatality at Lincoln Memorial

Date: October 26, 2015

WASHINGTON – A 50-year old woman collapsed after suffering a medical emergency and died while visiting the Lincoln Memorial shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday, October 26. The woman, whose identity has not been released, struck her head in the course of her fall. United States Park Police officers administered CPR until medical personnel arrived on site. She was transported to George Washington University Hospital where she was pronounced dead. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

Last updated: December 23, 2015