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


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