Woman dies after falling into Upper Peninsula waterfall

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Posted at 6:18 AM, May 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-05 06:18:20-04

ISHPEMING, Mich. (AP) — A woman died Wednesday after falling into a waterfall in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan State Police said.

The woman, believed to be 68 or 69 years old, fell into Black River Falls, 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) southwest of Ishpeming in the Escanaba River State Forest, police said.

The fall occurred around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. The body was found around 4:30 p.m., police said.

The woman’s name was not immediately released.