NELSON COUNTY, Va. — Investigators have released the name of the Liberty University student who died while hiking Monday night in Nelson County.
Nelson County investigators say Faith Helbig died after falling around 100 feet at Crabtree Falls.
Police say Helbig was hiking with a group of students when she went off the trail and climbed a short fence.
She slipped on wet rocks as she tried to rejoin her friends.
Investigators found her body and worked for hours to bring her back to the roadway. This is not a criminal investigation, authorities say.
Helbig was 18 and from New Jersey. She was a freshman at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
At least 28 people have lost their lives at Crabtree Falls
There is a sign by the falls warning people to stay on the trail because of the number of people killed. Crabtree Falls is touted as the highest waterfall in the U.S. east of the Mississippi River.