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Hiker dies from Batulao Mountain fall

By: - Correspondent / @marraherikaINQ
/ 11:03 AM March 01, 2012

BATANGAS CITY, Philippines — A 27-year-old restaurant manager died when she fell from Peak 8 of Mount Batulao in Nasugbu, Batangas,  police said Thursday.

Diana Fajardo, manager of the Tokyo Tokyo restaurant at the SM mall in Taytay,  Rizal, was hiking with a group of five  friends on Mt. Batulao Wednesday when she fell and plunged 250 feet down the mountain, according to Superintendent Renato Mercado, Nasugbu police chief.

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Fajardo was taking pictures when she lost her balance and fell, landing on a rocky area about 250 feet below, Mercado said.

Fajardo died on the spot from severe multiple head and body injuries, according to Fajardo.

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