Monday, June 14, 2010

Richmond area woman dies in rock climbing fall in West VA

A 33-year-old Richmond area woman died over the weekend while rock climbing in the New River Gorge in West Virginia.

According to the Washington Examiner:
Karen Feher, 33, of Midlothian, Va., was taken to Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill, where she was pronounced dead, said Chuck Noll, acting chief ranger for the New River Gorge National River.

Feher fell from the Kaymoor Buttress area in Fayette County around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Noll said. She fell about 50 feet, and CPR was performed almost immediately after she fell.

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