A college student died after falling nearly 100 feet off a cliff during a hike with her classmates and professors in Arkansas on Saturday.
Andrea Norton, 20, slipped and fell off Hawksbill Crag while reportedly positioning herself for a picture, according to NBC News on Tuesday. Her body was recovered after nearly five hours with more than 60 responders helping.
Our condolences & prayers go to the family & friends of Andrea Norton. Andrea was a passionate environmental science major, exemplary student & dedicated athlete. She lived BCU values in everything she did. Please keep her family, friends & BCU family in your thoughts & prayers. pic.twitter.com/VUBG1Mq1Mm
— Briar Cliff (@briar_cliff) April 14, 2019
The cliff is located in a popular hiking spot within the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest.
She was the second person to die from the popular hiking location, NBC reported. (RELATED: No Punishment For Students Who Were With Woman Who Fell Inside Clock Tower)
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