A drone weighing about 2 pounds struck a woman during Seattle's Pride parade.
Update at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday: Seattle police say the drone’s pilot has come forward and contacted police.
Detectives continue to investigate the case.
Original post: A woman was knocked unconscious Sunday when she was struck by a small drone during the Pride parade in downtown Seattle.
The 25-year-old woman was standing near Fourth Avenue and Madison Street when the 18-inch-by-18-inch drone crashed into a building and fell into the crowd, striking the woman in the head, according to Seattle police. The woman’s boyfriend caught her as she fell to the ground.
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An off-duty firefighter helped treat the woman and called for police.
One of the victim’s friends turned over the damaged drone to police. The friend also gave police photographs of a man who may have been piloting the aircraft.
The drone aircraft retails for about $1,200 and weighs about 2 pounds, police said.