Woman Taking Pictures With Husband Falls, Dies in Pennsylvania Park

Officials at a western Pennsylvania state park have identified a woman who fell to her death trying to retrieve a camera she had dropped near a rocky ledge.

Bryan Moore, who supervises park rangers at McConnells Mill State Park in Lawrence County, says the victim is 58-year-old Cheryl Goebel, of Cranberry Township, Butler County.

She was with her husband taking pictures of fall foliage on Wednesday evening when she dropped the camera while standing on Breakneck Bridge, which spans Cheeseman Run.

Goebel was trying to climb along a rocky ledge to reach the camera when she fell about 20 feet at about 7 p.m.

A rope rescue team and paramedics were called, but Goebel had died at the scene.

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