Woman Tumbles Over Niagara Falls

She's missing, presumed dead
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 15, 2011 11:28 AM CDT
Woman Tumbles Over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls in winter during the Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay December 20, 2009 at in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.   (Getty Images)

A woman fell into the Niagara River and was swept over the falls last night after climbing onto a railing while taking pictures with a friend. Emergency crews are still searching for her today, but she is presumed dead, the Toronto Star reports. The woman, who was in her 20s, climbed onto a railing on the Canadian side of the falls at around 8:30pm, perching atop a block pillar. When she tried to climb back down she slipped and fell into the rushing waters. (Read more Niagara Falls stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.