A state appeals court said Sea Isle City lifeguards cannot be sued after one of their rescue kayaks floated away from a lifeguard stand and smashed into a grandmother's leg in 2005.

Margaret Kelly had sued Sea Isle City and its beach patrol after the accident, which fractured her left tibia and fibula.

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An appellate court this week dismissed her personal injury suit, saying the kayaks were placed near the water's edge in case of a rescue.



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