Hiker Dies at Indian Fort Trail

Hiking Death

Kentucky State Police, along with Firefighters, and EMS responded Saturday evening around 6 pm to a 911 call of a woman who fell about 30 feet from a hiking trail in Berea.

Witnesses say a short time after passing a man and woman descending down from lookout trail at Bereas Indian Fort Theater they heard the man yelling for help.

The womans whose name has not yet been released died from her injuries. The cause of her death is still under investigation.

Hikers say with recent rains and angles of the muddy trails makes for dangerous hiking conditions at times. That portion of trail has been closed since the incident and it is uncertain when it will reopen.

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