Authorities Identify Woman Tragically Killed During Fall at Bellevue State Park on Saturday
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the woman killed in a fall at Bellevue State Park over the weekend.
Authorities have identified the victim as Iris Merfeld, 36, of Zwingle. Iris was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
According to a press release, Merfeld was visiting an overlook known as Pulpit Rock in the park during the early morning hours of Saturday when she fell an estimated 150 feet from the bluffs to rocks below.
Bellevue State Park remains open for visitors.