Originally posted by Sad man
Maybe I'm wrong, but I think I remember her looking down just after she says "Thanks" to the paramedic. She goes down and then the airbag goes off, impaling her against the pole. But you're right, if that doesn't happen then it's impossible.
I don't know, but unless she was slumped the pool would have went through her entire head instead of her forehead, which would have made a cooler death.