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Santa Barbara County Takes Emergency Action To Prevent Accidental Falls Off Isla Vista Bluffs

Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014 11:07am

Section Of Isla Vista Bluff Where New Emergency Fencing Will Be Added To Prevent Falls (Photo By John Palminteri)

Santa Barbara County is putting up emergency fencing along the Isla Vista bluffs to try to prevent serious, and fatal falls.

County officials say eight people have died, and many more have been seriously injured tumbling over the cliff since the year 2000.  Many of the accidents involved out of town people who were disoriented, with alcohol also a contributing factor in numerous cases.

KCLU’S Lance Orozco has the story.

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