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Autopsy set after fatal fall in Decorah


DECORAH, Iowa (KTTC) --  An autopsy is set to be performed after a Decorah high school student fell to her death Friday night.

Kellie Sharp, 16, died when she fell from a scenic overlook at Palisades Park just after 8 p.m.

Decorah Police received a call about a female that had fallen from the overlook. When officers arrived, they found her dead at the bottom of the hill below.

The cause of the fall has yet to be determined.

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