A hiker died on Thursday, May 12, after falling from the famous cliffs of Étretat (Seine-Maritime). Taking a nice shot can be very dangerous. A sixty-year-old hiker died on Thursday May 12 after falling from the famous cliffs of Etretat (Seine-Maritime). “At the top of the cliff, the victim wanted to take a photo and, holding out her phone, she then stumbled into the void,” explained a gendarme. Accompanied by her husband and two other couples, the group was hiking at the time of the tragedy. Significant resources were used to try to rescue her, but she could not be revived, according to an article in Ouest-France. Several other tragedies on this site At the beginning of January, a 24-year-old woman had also died after falling from these cliffs at the time of a photo. “She allegedly backed up accidentally, either taking a picture or having her picture taken,” the gendarmes said at the time. In 2013, a hiker in her thirties killed herself after a fatal fall from these cliffs while photographing the site.
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