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Funeral services set for girl who fell at Garden of the Gods

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KARBERS RIDGE, IL - Funeral services have been set for 12-year-old, Jennifer 'Jenny' Weiland who fell to her death at the Garden of the Gods Tuesday.

Jenny was a 6th grader at Gallatin County Jr. High.

The visitation will be on Saturday, May 24 from 11-2pm at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. Her funeral will immediately follow the visitation at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in the Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.

Envelopes are available to make donations to help with expenses at the funeral home.

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A 12-year-old Gallatin County, Illinois, girl is dead after she fell at the Garden of the Gods.

Saline County Central Dispatched received a call about the fall around 5:50 p.m. Tuesday.

The girl was in an area of the park known as Chimney Rock and fell approximately 100 feet.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Saline County Coroner's Office.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

The accident is under investigation by the Saline County Coroner's Office, County Sheriff's Office, and U.S. Forest Service.

The Garden of the Gods is located in the Shawnee National Forest.
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