Durdle Door: Woman dies in cliff fall at popular coastal spoton June 14, 2021 at 6:10 pm

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The woman is pronounced dead at the scene near Durdle Door in Dorset.

Durdle Door

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A woman has died after falling from a cliff on the Dorset coast.

Police and paramedics from South Western Ambulance Service said they were called at about 15:00 BST to Durdle Door near Lulworth.

Officers said the woman had been pronounced dead at the scene and the circumstances were still being investigated.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service said the woman “fell from height” at nearby Man o’ War beach.

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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said it received multiple 999 calls about the incident.

Michelle Attard, from London and visiting Durdle Door, said: “There were two helicopters and police trying to find out how someone slipped off the edge of the cliff.

“Such a sad event to witness.”

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