Pierre girl identified in Falling Rock accident

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Authorities say a 6-year-old girl from Pierre died after falling from the top of Falling Rock west of Rapid City Sunday afternoon.

Jefferson Elementary School in Pierre sent information home with students Monday saying Kindergartener Sadie White Twin lost her life in an accident. Parents or guardians with questions are encouraged to contact Mrs. Askew or Principal Kaiser at 605-773-7320.

Falling Rock is a popular scenic area off Highway 44. The cliff towers several hundred feet above Rapid Creek. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has not provided additional details about the circumstances surrounding the girl’s death.