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

GIRL, 10, DIES IN SUMMER CAMP ZIP LINE ACCIDENT

Camp Cheerio is a resident camp of the YMCA of High Point.

Girl killed in zip line accident at Camp Cheerio in Alleghany County identified

According to WWAY, the girl has been identified as Bonnie Sanders Burney — who went by Bonnie Sanders.

Child dies in zip line accident at YMCA camp in NC

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. 
People Involved: 
Bonnie Sanders
Roadway: 
Camp Cheerio

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