Another Deadly Alligator Encounter Another deadly alligator encounter for a dog walker has occurred.
- Cassandra Cline, 45, of Hilton Head Island was been killed in an alligator attack on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
- Emergency responders found the woman's body in the lagoon. An autopsy is being conducted.
- Witnesses said she was attacked after trying to protect her pet dog from the 9ft alligator.
- The dog was reportedly uninjured in the incident.
- The local sheriff's department says officers killed the animal thought to be responsible.
Alligator attacks on humans are rare but not unheard of in the Deep South.