Hiking Accident Prevention: Fatal Selfie Accidents


Deadly Falls Off Cliffs and Waterfalls 


Not Funny


 

O N L I N E   N E W S  S O U R C E S

New York Times 8/4/18 The Deadly Waterfall In The Instagram Age,  By William Shannon

ABC News.com, 9/6/18 Teen Falls To Death While Trying To Take A Selfie At Yosemite National Park: Reports, By Julia Jacobo

FOX News.com, 9/22/18 California Woman Hiking In Michigan Falls To Death While Taking Selfie: Officials, By Madeline Farber

The Insider.com, 8/15/18 – Waterfall-Related Deaths Are On The Rise As People Aim For The Perfect Instagram Pic, By Jacqueline Weiss

The Washington Post 10/3/18More Than 250 People Worldwide Have Died Taking Selfies Study Finds, By Allyson Chiu

ABC News.com 3/10/18 – Selfie Accidents Range From Silly To Deadly All Around The World, By Josiah Bates

CNN.com 9/29/20An Oregon hiker fell off of a cliff to his death while posing for a photograph, By David Williams

Newsweek, October 30, 2018Yosemite National Park Deaths: Travel Bloggers Killed In Fall From Taft Point Overlook,  By Ewan Palmer


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Trip Planning Resources For Hikers and Backpackers


Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 23 years experience teaching exercise in New York City..  To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.  

Posted on May 9, 2021, in Hiking Accident Prevention, Hiking Accidents and Fatalities, Hiking Safety and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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