Woman, 70, Survives Nine-Story Fall

A 70-year-old woman survived a nine-story fall from a condominium tower Wednesday when she landed on a canopy, officials said.

Gloria Jummati (search) was cleaning her balcony at Coral Ridge Towers when she fell and landed on a first-floor canopy, according to the Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue.

Jummati was alert and talking when rescuers arrived.

She was transported to Broward General Medical Center (search) with a broken arm and other non-life-threatening injuries, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.