Teen dies after fall from Palisades
Saturday, August 24, 2013 1:28 AM
A Decorah teen has died after falling from the Palisades Park overlook.
The Decorah Police Department was called to Palisades Park in Decorah Friday evening at about 8 p.m. after receiving a report that a girl had fallen from the overlook. When officers arrived, they found 16-year-old Kellie Sharp of Decorah was dead at the bottom of the hill below the overlook.
According to law enforcement, an investigation is ongoing and an official cause of death is pending results of an autopsy by the Iowa Medical Examiners Office.
The Decorah Police Department was assisted by the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office, Winneshiek Medical Center Paramedic Service, the Decorah Fire Department and the Iowa State Patrol.