Jogger’s Death Triggers Awareness Nationwide

Actress Karina Vetrano, 30, was found dead hours after she left her home to jog in Howard Beach, Queens. Police say that she put up a ferocious fight in order to save her life, but that it wasn’t enough to get away with her life.

“This woman put up a ferocious fight, right to the end. She was beaten quite severely, which would suggest she put up a big fight,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said.

Such tragedy has women all over the nation shaken. How can you protect yourself?

1. There are many apps out there that can send signals of distress instantly to your emergency contacts.

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2. Run with a buddy.

3. Run first thing in the morning.

4. Don’t blast your music.

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