A college scholar from South Dakota died after falling 100 ft off a cliff at a well-liked climbing spot in Arkansas on Saturday, in keeping with experiences.

Andrea Norton, 20, was a scholar and volleyball participant at Briar Cliff College in Sioux Metropolis, Iowa.

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New County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler stated Norton had been climbing with some college buddies earlier than by chance falling from a rock formation close to Jasper – about 101 miles northwest of Little Rock.

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Wheeler stated she was making an attempt to re-position herself when she fell off the Hawksbill Crag – a well-liked climbing vacation spot throughout the Ozark-St. Francis Nationwide Forest. He stated the spot is among the most photographed areas however a number of individuals have met the identical destiny lately.

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BCU held a vigil for Norton Saturday night, in keeping with the Sioux Metropolis Journal. The varsity is figuring out preparations with Norton’s household for a memorial service within the close to future, a BCU spokeswoman stated Sunday afternoon.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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