University Student Dies After Falling 100 Feet On Arkansas Hiking Trail


According to reports, on Saturday a university student from
South Dakota died at a popular hiking spot in Arkansas. She fell almost 100
feet off a cliff. The name of the unfortunate is Andrea Norton, 20; a student
and volleyball player at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City. New County
Sheriff Glenn Wheeler informed she had been hiking with some friends before
accidentally falling from a rock formation near Jasper. She was trying to
re-position herself when she fell off the Hawksbill Crag; the spot is one of
the most photographed areas but several people have met the same fate in recent

According to the Sioux City Journal, Briar Cliff University
held a vigil for Norton Saturday evening. a BCU spokeswoman said the institute
and the family together are planning for a memorial service in the near future.


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