BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A Greer woman died Saturday afternoon after falling down a steep cliff on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The National Park Service said operators received a report around 12:15 p.m. in reference to the fall at the Glassmine Falls Overlook at milepost 361.

Upon arrival, rescuers were able to locate the woman almost 150 feet below the overlook.

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Law enforcement rangers confirmed the woman had succumbed to her injuries. Officials identified her as 61-year-old Nancy Sampson.

Sampson’s body was recovered by the Reems Creek Fire Department with the assistance of Mt. Mitchell State Park Rangers and a Trauma Intervention Program of Western North Carolina volunteer.

The incident remains under investigation by the National Park Service.