Bear, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the death of a 59 year old woman after she fell from a zip line ride at a Bear area state park.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 1:40 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, August 24, 2016, as a 59 year old female guest fell approximately 40 feet from the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure attraction at the Lums Pond State Park, located at 1068 Howell School Road, Bear. The female victim was treated at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics before being transported by ambulance to the Christiana Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The victim’s name is being withheld pending the notification of her next of kin. There were no other injuries.
The investigation into this incident is in its early stages. More information will be provided at the conclusion of the investigation.