Bonnie Sanders, 10, dies in zip lining accident at Camp Cheerio in Glade Valley, North Carolina
Modified Date:Fri, 06/12/2015 - 3:24pm
Accident Date:Thursday, June 11, 2015
Camp CEO David Ozmore says the zip line has been in operation for two years. Ozmore said it works on dual lines and there has never been a problem before. He says it appears the lines may have tangled.
A 10-year-old Wilmington girl died Thursday in an accident at a YMCA summer camp in the North Carolina mountains. The girl fell when the tether that connected the harness around her waist to the pulley above broke while zip lining.
City:Glade Valley, NC
County:Alleghany County, NC