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.
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