How much pressure does it take to break the hyoid

Patient : How much pressure does it take to break the hyoid bone? What ligatures are attached to the hyoid bone? How can the hyoid bone be broken due to ligature strangulation?
Symptoms:  This is for a trial case in my English 1B Honors class.
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