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.


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