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How? Briar Cliff student dies falling 100 ft off Arkansas hiking trail

How? Briar Cliff student dies falling 100 ft off Arkansas hiking trail

Wheeler says the crag, located within the Ozark-St.

Wheeler said Norton's is the latest death in a string of several in recent years at the location, which is a popular with photographers.

In 2016, a University of Arkansas student died when she slipped off a small boulder and fell 100 feet off a cliff near Hawksbill Crag. First responders recovered Andrea's body by rappelling down the cliff and bringing her up in a litter. He said people die from falling at the spot every couple of years.

A 20-year-student has plunged 30 metres to her death trying to take a photograph on a popular hiking trail in the United States. The dramatic rocky outcrop is a tourist hotspot known for resembling the beak of a hawk.

"Our hearts go out to Sydney's parents, and her family and friends-theirs is an unimaginable loss, and we share their grief", School President Joseph McShane said in a statement.

Norton was on scholarship at BCU for symphony choir and women's volleyball, according to The Journal.

She was on her school's volleyball team, which shared its condolences on social media.

Andrea interned as a naturalist at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Sioux City, researched breast cancer at Sanford Health and planned to study aquatic ecology at Central Michigan University this summer, Tamera said. She lived BCU's values in everything she did from the classroom to the court and everywhere she went. "1 John 4:4 #BattleOn", the team wrote on Twitter.

Andrea's middle name is Eileen, and the two names together means "courageous light", Tamera said.

Sydney Monfries, 22, a senior at the university in New York City, died Sunday as a result of the injuries she sustained when she fell inside the campus' famed Keating Hall tower.

Ms Norton was raised in the town of Hot Springs in South Dakota by parents Mark and Tamara and has a younger brother called Matt.