Pacifica: Woman dies in cliff fall

PACIFICA — An apparent fatal fall from a Rockaway Beach cliff was under investigation Sunday, authorities said.

In a statement, police said officers responded to Mori Point for a report of a hiker seen plummeting from a Mori Point trail bluff.

Officers responded, joining AMR paramedics and North County Fire Authority firefighters at the trail north of the San Marlo Way parking lot. They found a woman on the beach about 50 feet below the trail. The woman, who was unresponsive, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity was not immediately available Sunday night, pending next-of-kin notification.

Police said witnesses saw the woman slip while walking. Pacifica police and the San Mateo County coroner’s office will investigate the incident. Anyone with information may call Pacifica police at 650-738-7314 and reference case No. 21-2386.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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Author: George Kelly