It was apparent equipment failure that sent Thayer Healey of Ohio spinning out of control down the cliff's jagged surface.
He had compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand. multiple bruised areas.
She was a know micro-blogger who would tweet & re-tweet about local traffic every day. This day as she was tweeting about a serious accident with injuries...it became apparent to her that her Husband had died in the crash.
Her final Tweet read simply: "it's him. he died."