Update: Person Falls To Death Saturday At Crabtree Falls : (Victim Identified) 8.30.15 – 1:48 PM

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Map via google.com : Rescue crews are currently working a call of a person over the falls at Crabtree Falls in South Nelson County.
Map via google.com : Rescue crews are currently working a call of a person over the falls at Crabtree Falls in South Nelson County.
Map via google.com : Rescue crews are currently working another fatality where a person has fallen at Crabtree Falls in South Nelson County just after noon Saturday – August 29, 2015

Crabtree Falls
Nelson County, Virginia

Updated: 1:48 PM 8.30.15 : Victim identified

Criminal Investigator Lt. Billy Mays with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department told BRLM early Sunday afternoon the identity of the person that fell to their death on Saturday ahs been released. “His name is Daniel Wayne Kistner, 31 years old of Chesapeake. He was there with his younger brother and fell while trying to take a picture. We believe he worked for Volvo Penta.”

This makes the second death at Crabtree Falls this year. Back on June 8th – 20 year old Franklin Miguel Guevara of Annandale, Virginia was there with a church group and family. He too stepped off the trail to get a better view and a picture and fell down below.

Original Post Saturday 8.29.15 at 1:05PM
Law enforcement and emergency crews are working another fatal accident at Crabtree Falls in Southern Nelson County. This is the second fatal fall there this year.

Nelson County EMS Director Jaime Miller confirmed to BRLM that the fall resulted in another death. “The call came into the dispatched center around 12:19 Saturday afternoon,” Director Miller told us.

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