Preqsue Isle Park Cliff Accident Update

The teenage girl from Gwinn who fell from a cliff at Marquette’s Presque Isle Park yesterday is in stable condition at Marquette General.

17-year-old Katherine O’Brien was walking around the island with friends shortly before noon yesterday and stepped too close to the edge of a sandy cliff.

She slipped and fell off the cliff, plunging to the base anywhere from 80 to 100 feet below.

Police say she did not land in the water.

Firefighters rappelled down the rock face and stabilized her until a Coast Guard boat could get there.