UPDATE: Girl Dies After Fall From Parkway

By: Estephany Escobar Email
By: Estephany Escobar Email

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- We now know the name of a 13-year-old who died after falling from a large rock and onto the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The CBS affiliate in Richmond, WTVR talked to her sister and she confirmed the girl's name is Alexandra Babaeva.

WTVR reports she attended Pocahontas Middle School in Henrico County
and wanted to be a zoologist.

The National Park Service said the 13-year-old was hiking with her family on Sunday.

She later fell 50-feet from a large cliff and on to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
a memorial is scheduled for Sunday in Richmond.

WHSV.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
50 North Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-9191 - Switchboard 540-433- 4028 - Fax 540-433-2700 - News Fax

WSVF Public Inspection File

Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 224304801 - whsv.com/a?a=224304801
Gray Television, Inc.