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Giles County teen dies from fall in Pembroke

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Makayla Lynne Wright, 18, of Rose Road, Newport, departed this life Thursday morning, November 12, 2015, at Pembroke from trauma sustained in a tragic fall from a cliff. Makayla Lynne Wright, 18, of Rose Road, Newport, departed this life Thursday morning, November 12, 2015, at Pembroke from trauma sustained in a tragic fall from a cliff.

GILES COUNTY, VA (WVVA) A teenager is dead after falling from a rock bluff in Pembroke.

According to a news release from the Giles County Sheriff's Office. the call came in at 1:37 a.m. Thursday "in reference to a female who had fallen from a rock bluff off of Commissary Hill Road."

Makayla Lynne Wright, 18, of Newport, Virginia was already deceased when emergency responders arrived on scene. Wright was a 2015 graduate of Giles County High School and Tech Center.

No foul play is suspected. An autopsy has been performed by the Medical Examiner's Office in Roanoke. Deputies are now awaiting the results of examination. 

Funeral arraignments have been made with Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke. Below is the obituary;

Makayla Lynne Wright, 18, of Rose Road, Newport, departed this life Thursday morning, November 12, 2015, at Pembroke from trauma sustained in a tragic fall from a cliff. She was born on April 20, 1997 in Blacksburg, was a 2015 graduate of Giles High School and Tech Center, was a Certified Nursing Assistant and had been employed at Heritage Hall.

She leaves to cherish her memory her parents Wesley Allen and Vickie Lynn Lang Wright of Newport; her sister Mackenzie E. Wright of the home, her brothers Christopher Wright and Austin Wright of the home; her half-brother Matthew Wright of Narrows; her paternal grandmother Peggy Conley Wright of Clarksburg, WV; her maternal grandparents Ernie and Betty Lang of Pembroke.

Funeral arrangements are being made with the Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke.Condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.

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