College Student On A Trip Falls 100 Ft. Down To Death While Posing For A Photo

News by Joey Jordan Published on 17 Apr,2019

A Student Falls 100 Feet Down While Posing For A Photo

  • A college student from South Dakota has died after falling 100 ft down while posing for a photo.
  • Andrea Norton, 20, was studying environmental science at the Briar Cliff University and was on a class trip to the Ozarks.
  • Fellow college students reported the girl fell after she lost her footing while repositioning for a photo.
  • The University offered its condolences to Norton in a Facebook post.

A college student, identified as Andrea Norton died after she fell 100 ft down while posing for a photo on Sunday, 14th April. Norton was hiking on a class trip to the Ozarks, Arkansas.

Andrea Norton, 20, was with a group of Briar Cliff University students who walked to Hawksbill Crag in the Ozark National Forest, Arkansas as part of a class activity.

The Newton County Sheriff, Glenn Wheeler reported the witnesses said Norton lost her footing as she tried to reposition herself for a photo and fell 100 ft down the cliff.

As per the statement from Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler, his dispatch received a 911 call shortly after 9:30 am Saturday morning reporting a young lady had fallen off Hawksbill Crag.

As per her obituary,

Andrea developed a genuine love for the planet and devoted herself to making a major impact in the preservation. She never lost her rambunctious approach to achieving her goals.

Here is the post:

The Sheriff told Norton's death was a reminder of how dangerous these popular spots like Hawksbill Crag can be.