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For the first time in 49 years: the Ball kills the fan

It's got a fatal end, when a female spectator in august last year in Los Angeles was hit by a stray ball in the american baseball league Major League Baseball.

It tells the tv station ESPN, who have had access to lægejournalen.

It has not previously been promoting, to the accident that happened 25. august in a battle between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padros, costing the woman life.

In the ninth inning was the 79-year-old and longtime Dodgers fan hit in the head by the ball at high speed came from inside the track. Four days later, she died, informs ESPN.

Security officials rushed down to the woman, who was inside and watch the fight with her husband. When they asked if she was okay, she replied no, and was quickly transported to the hospital.

It is 49 years since a similar accident has been the cause of a death in Major League Baseball.

How does it look like at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Photo: AP

Before last season put all the clubs in the league safety net up to protect the spectators, but the net covered, unfortunately, not the area where the woman was located.

ESPN says that the balls three times have been the cause of deaths among spectators in Major League Baseball. In 1943 dead a fan in Washington, while a person lost his life at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in 1970.

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