Hiker plunges to her death after boyfriend couldn’t save her in time

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Hannah Lowe. (PHOTO: Instagram/ @adamstanaway)
Hannah Lowe. (PHOTO: Instagram/ @adamstanaway)

A young woman fell to her death from the top of a waterfall in front of her boyfriend, just moments after discussing their future together.

Hannah Lowe (29), a trainee accountant and experienced hiker from the UK, lost her footing and plunged almost 100ft (30m).

Hannah and her boyfriend, Adam Stanaway (30), had set out on a relaxing hike to the top of Kinder Downfall in Derbyshire, a popular waterfall peak in England.

The couple shared a picnic and spoke about their future and dreams of building a home together, Sun UK reports.

As they got up to leave the scenic spot, Hannah slipped and fell.

“Hannah turned around and lost her footing on the rocks. I reached around to grab her bag but I couldn’t grab it in time and she fell,” Adam said.

“I looked, but I couldn’t see her because my eyes are not that good.”

Adam called emergency services and the 29-year-old’s body was found a half an hour later, Daily Mail reports.

According to Metro UK, she had suffered catastrophic brain injuries and an investigation found that there were no suspicious circumstances.

After the tragedy, Adam posted a sweet tribute to Hannah on Instagram.

“Today I lost my soul mate, my partner in crime, my absolute rock,” he wrote.

“Words can’t begin to explain the pain I’m feeling right now but I’m honoured to have shared what time we had. I will spend the rest of my life making you proud and making myself a better person.

“You lifted me up and made me what I am in dark times and in happy times. I will love you forever. Sleep tight my darling until I see you again.”

Sources: Sun UK, Daily Mail, Metro UK

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