Katherine Vollmer Wiki
Vollmer, a visual arts student, transferred to the university from Monroe Community College in the fall.
Katherine Vollmer of Rochester fell to her death at Hasbrouck Park in Kingston, said New York State University in New Paltz.
A 20-year-old student died after falling from a cliff in New York while hiking with a group of university students Monday, Kingston Police and the university said.
Katherine Vollmer Age
She was 20 years old.
Katherine Vollmer Cause Of Death
As they walked, the group got lost and ended up near the edge of a cliff, authorities said. While trying to get off and return to their vehicles, Vollmer apparently slipped, falling about 150 feet. Authorities were called immediately after the incident. However, because the area where it fell was very difficult to reach and required a team of ropes, rescuers had to wait until morning to reach it.
Katherine Vollmer Body Recovered
She fell around 150 feet, and her body was recovered by fire department rope rescue teams and police Tuesday, police said.
President Donald P. Christian Statement
“We extend our deepest sympathy to Katherine’s family and friends and to the students, faculty and staff who knew her,” SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian said in a statement to the campus community.