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Sunnyvale Hiker Killed While Taking Selfie

by | Oct 8, 2018 | Current Events, News | 0 comments

A Sunnyvale woman who was hiking a National Park in Michigan died after falling down a cliff right after taking a selfie of herself, according to multiple media reports.

WLUC reported Tu Thanh Nguyen, 32, of Sunnyvale, was hiking the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore by herself when the incident happened.

Citing Park Service officials, WLUC reported “she stopped about a half-mile east of Grand Portal Point to take pictures of herself, when she fell about 200 feet off the cliff edge to Lake Superior.”

Witnesses were at the site during the incident and called for help, WLUC reported.

Fox 32 reported the incident was ruled as an accident.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a popular park in Michigan known for its beaches and sandstone cliffs. It is one of four national lakeshores with hundreds of hiking trails.

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