Woman dies after fall on the Oregon Coast

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A woman died after falling from a cliff on the Oregon Coast.

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on Monday, July 12, 60-year-old Glenda Tucker from North Carolina fell 300 feet from a cliff into the ocean near Natural Bridges north of Brookings.

When a deputy arrived at the location, they found one of Tucker’s family members trying to make it down to the woman, who was floating facedown in the water below.

Due to Tucker’s location, a Coast Guard helicopter and swimmer had to recover her. She did not survive.

Tucker’s family member was rescued from the cliffside by a search and rescue team.

Deputies said, “The Curry County Sheriff’s Office sends our condolences to the family of Glenda Tucker and thanks to the other agencies that responded to help.”

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