Woman dies Sunday after falling at Signal Point

Staff photo / The Signal Mountain Fire and Police Departments is seen 2021. Signal Mountain police reported Sunday a woman from out of state had died after falling at Signal Point.
Staff photo / The Signal Mountain Fire and Police Departments is seen 2021. Signal Mountain police reported Sunday a woman from out of state had died after falling at Signal Point.

A 26-year-old woman from out of state died after falling at Signal Point on Sunday, according to the Signal Mountain Police Department.

The department reported on social media Sunday afternoon a rope rescue was underway at Signal Point and asked people to avoid the area so rescue personnel and equipment would not be hindered. The department in a later post said the victim had been reached and had died. The department said a recovery operation was being conducted by first responders from multiple agencies.

The victim's next of kin was being notified by law enforcement in her home area.

— Compiled by Lew Gilliland

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