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Tributes Paid to Landslide Victim

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12:17pm 26th July 2012

Tributes have been paid to a woman who was tragically killed in a landslide at Burton Bradstock.

22 year old Charlotte Blackman - from Derbyshire - was with her family when she was crushed by 400 tonnes of falling rock on Tuesday.

Emergency services spent 9 hours trying to rescue her.

On our Facebook page, Jo-Anne Ostridge says "very sad, thoughts are with her family", Natalie Shotton comments "absoloute tragedy".

Sam Rose, Jurassic Coast Team Leader at Dorset County Council, said: “The incident near the Burton Bradstock was tragic, and our thoughts and condolences go out to the people involved."

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