Woman dies after falling from 50-foot cliff near Hidden Valley Lake

Rescue crews on scene where woman fell 50 feet from a cliff in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A woman is dead after she fell from a 50-foot cliff near Hidden Valley Lake.

Sheriff Fred Newman told News Channel 11 the woman was hiking in the area when she fell. Authorities on scene said it all happened around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Detectives said there were people who were in the area who had medical training that attempted to help the woman.

No other details about have been released to the public. We’ll post the latest updates as soon as they become available.

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