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USOregon State Student Dies After Falling 100 Feet While Taking Photos at Scenic Lookout

17:45  23 may  2019
17:45  23 may  2019 Source:   time.com

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An Oregon State University student died Sunday after falling approximately 100 feet while taking photographs at a scenic coastal viewpoint along Highway 101, according to the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office.The victim has been identified by Oregon State officials as 21-year-old Michelle Casey.

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Oregon State Student Dies After Falling 100 Feet While Taking Photos at Scenic Lookout© Vitor Marigo /Aurora Photos - Getty Images A woman photographing view of sea from mountain with smartphone, Saco do Mamangua, Paraty, Costa Verde, Brazil

A student at Oregon State University died on Sunday after falling 100 feet from a scenic lookout on the Oregon coast, authorities said.

Michelle Casey, 21, was taking pictures of the popular coastal viewpoint near the city of Manzanita when she lost her balance and slipped off the steep edge, KPTV reported. Her boyfriend told deputies that she landed in a tree, which stopped her from falling into the Pacific Ocean, the sheriff’s office said in a statement on Monday. It added that “Assistance was requested from Cannon Beach for a Rope Rescue and they dispatched a High Angle Rescue Team.”

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An Oregon State University student died Sunday after falling about 100 feet at an Oregon coast viewpoint. KPTV reports 21-year-old Michelle Casey The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said a woman, identified by KPTV as Casey, slipped and fell about 100 feet that morning while taking

A university student plunged 100 feet to her death after falling off a cliff at Ozark National Forest. The group was walking near a cliff called Hawksbill Crag when Norton, attempting to move from one area of the Crag to another, lost her footing and fell approximately 100 feet , according to authorities.

Responders told KPTV that the rescue operation was difficult and it was two hours before the rope team managed to reach her. Casey, unconscious but still breathing, was then flown to a Portland hospital, where she later died, according to KPTV.

Casey’s family told KOIN-TV she had chosen to be an organ donor, a decision that saved two lives, according to the family. “[She] was born in joy on Christmas Eve, 1997,” a statement statement. “From that moment, she was a gift to her family.”

Casey was a junior at Oregon State, majoring in kinesiology, according to a school spokesman. “As a university community, we mourn at the loss of a community member — and certainly one so young,” the spokesman told CNN.

“Michelle always brought people together with her bubbly personality and loving, giving heart […] She loved being outdoors and was at the beach—her favorite place—on Sunday,” her family said.

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