LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- A Liberty University student is dead after she fell at Crabtree Falls in Nelson County.
The Nelson County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that 18-year-old Faith Helbig of New Jersey lost her footing and fell while hiking Monday evening. She was with a group of Liberty students at the waterfall.
Investigator Billy Mays says Helbig had crossed safety barriers designed to keep hikers at a safe distance.
It's the third death at the falls since 2010, and the 28th overall.
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