APALACHICOLA, FLCatherine Polk, 24, died at a local Starbucks Monday afternoon, due to complications resulting from the tragic loss of her cell phone. "It was horribleCathy didn't have any of her numbers written down anywhere else, and she was waiting on a call about last-minute tickets for a concert," said best friend Melissa Barreth, who was with Polk when she first discovered that her Cingular V400 quad band/GSM cell phone was not in her purse. "We tried everything to find it, but in the end, there was nothing we could do." The coroner's report confirmed that Polk died of a sudden lack of wireless service.
Local Woman Dies Of Lost Cell Phone
News in Brief • Local • human interest • death • gadgets • cell phones • ISSUE 45•01 ISSUE 40•25 • Jun 23, 2004