Local Features
10:12 am
Fri July 2, 2010

Newport faces legal action over Cliff Walk

Providence, R.I. – The Cliff Walk stretching along the coast line of Newport is a popular attraction in the summer. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people walk the 3.5 mile stretch high above the ocean. But the natural landscape is not only beautiful, it's also hazardous. In the past 25 years, two people have been killed and a third was paralyzed after they fell from the cliffs. Now, Newport is facing a lawsuit - and a growing debate about risk and personal responsibility. WRNI's Megan Hall has more.