LEWISTON — A woman who fell from a third-floor window on March 3 has died from injuries sustained in the fall.

In an incident still under review by the Lewiston Police Department, Samantha “Sam” Watson, 27, fell from her 393 Lisbon St. apartment window, striking the pavement below.

Watson was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston where she was sent by LifeFlight medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital around 3 a.m. the following morning, according to the family’s gofundme.com website.

Gofundme is for individuals or groups seeking donations for various causes. In this case, family members who had to stay close to Watson sought funds to pay for a hotel room close to Massachusetts General Hospital.

The page described Watson’s condition upon arrival as having “severe internal and external damage.”

It noted Watson suffered from “bleeding of the brain and liver. … They found an aortic aneurysm which required surgery to repair it, broken pelvis and ribs, collapsed lung, face, chest and head trauma.”

The website chronicled Watson’s victories, including some muscular reflexes and responses to pain. It also noted setbacks such as brain pressure and seizure activity.

As the days passed, it became apparent that the damage to Watson’s body was too much for her to handle.

Watson’s older sister, Casey Watson Tanner, wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday that doctors on Saturday were unable to bring Sam out of sedation without seeing seizure activity. She said doctors told her and other family members the damage to her brain was some of the worst they’d seen.

Tanner said on her page that the family met with doctors Saturday to discuss options.

Tanner wrote, “Sunday, March 16th, we had doctors make my baby sister comfortable and took her off life support. Alan, myself and family sat by her side for six hours until she passed into the arms of God … I held her hand ’till the very end.”

Tanner expressed her gratitude for the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital and the friends and family who helped out and donated.

Donations are still being accepted by the family to help with expenses. To help, go to www.gofundme.com/7dbrjg.

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