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Falling Fatality At Seneca Rocks in West Virginia

July 27 2004 at 7:36 PM
roger  (Login dipper)
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A family vacation turned tragic Friday when a Toledo teenager fell to her death from a West Virginia mountain while hiking with her brother and a friend, authorities said.
Kathryn Hartman, 15, of 2450 Robinwood Ave., who would have been a junior at St. Ursula Academy, began hiking about 3 p.m. Friday at the Seneca Rocks Recreation Area, a mountainous section of the Monongahela National Forest, 35 miles east of Elkins, W.Va.
Together with her brother, Christopher, who graduated this year from St. Francis de Sales High School, and a teenager identified only as Christopher's girlfriend, Miss Hartman reached the 900-foot peak of Seneca Rocks' single hiking trail, and stopped about 4 p.m. to eat and take pictures.
Several minutes later, Miss Hartman slipped and fell 30 to 40 feet off the high precipice.
http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040725/NEWS08/407250392/-1/NEWS

 
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