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Teenager dies after fall from cliff near Parkway

Monday - 9/16/2013, 4:18pm  ET

WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) -- A 13-year-old Richmond girl was fatally injured after she fell from a cliff near Humpback Rocks on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Media reports say the teenager and her family had walked to an overlook Sunday night when she tumbled over the cliff. She was pronounced dead at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

The teenager's name has not been released.

Humpback Rock is near the peak of Humpback Mountain. It is located near Waynesboro, in Augusta County.

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