“We can’t rope off every part of Victoria. People have to take responsibility.”
(CNN) — A woman in Australia fell off a cliff to her death on Saturday after trying to take a photo at the precarious location.
Rosy Loomba, 38, was with her husband and child when the accident occurred at Grampians National Park, in Australia’s Victoria state, according to CNN affiliate Nine News.
They were at Boroka Lookout, an overhang by the side of the cliff that has a panoramic view of the mountains and town below.
Police said Loomba climbed past safety barriers and warning signs, to pose on a rock for a photo when she tripped over the edge.
Witnesses heard Loomba screaming, but were unable to help. Police and the state emergency service worked for six hours to scale the cliff and retrieve her body.
Local tour guide Graham Wood told Nine News he had warned his customers about the lookout just half an hour before Loomba’s fall.
“I made a comment to my customers, that this (people climbing over the barrier) happens all the time,” he said. “And one of these days, someone’s going to fall off. I’m sad that it’s happened … ” Read more.
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