South Carolina woman killed in alligator attack

This marks the fifth alligator death in South Carolina since 2000, according to officials.
0:52 | 08/16/22

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for South Carolina woman killed in alligator attack
REPORTER: An 88-year-old woman was killed by an alligator in South Carolina on Monday. Nancy Becker, the victim, was gardening near a pond in Sun City Hilton Head when she slipped in and got attacked. - The alligator was basically holding her hostage, I guess, is what the appropriate term would be, but was guarding her and did not want people close by. REPORTER: Officials said the gator had been euthanized, and this marks the fifth alligator death in the state since 2000. Experts said people should only swim in designated areas during daylight hours since alligators are most active at night.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"0:52","description":"This marks the fifth alligator death in South Carolina since 2000, according to officials.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/US","id":"88450341","title":"South Carolina woman killed in alligator attack","url":"/US/video/south-carolina-woman-killed-alligator-attack-88450341"}