• LIVE VIDEO Track the weather on Live Doppler 7

Woman identified as hiker who died in Point Reyes trail collapse

Nancy Blum, 58, of San Francisco died after she fell when a bluff gave way at Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. on March 21, 2015. (Photo submitted by Eric Mathewson)



POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (KGO) -- A trail at Point Reyes National Seashore remains closed after a rockslide killed a woman on Saturday. And it could remain closed indefinitely.

Nancy Blum was walking near Arch Rock with a friend around 5:55 p.m. when the cliff unexpectedly gave way, causing them to fall about 60 feet down the Cliffside.

The 58-year-old San Francisco resident was killed. The other person was airlifted to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Park service officials said they had put up signs in the area and an advisory on their website earlier last week to warn about a fissure that appeared at the tip of the Arch Rock overlook and to warn visitors not to hike to the end of the trail.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

Related Topics:
rescuehikingrockslidemedical emergencyambulancemarin countysheriffPoint ReyesMarin
(Copyright ©2017 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments