Nursing Student Killed In Bungee Jumping Accident, Authorities Probing Death

Authorities in Colorado are investigating the mysterious bungee jumping death of a 20-year-old Colorado woman.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and the manufacturer of the device that Ciara Romero was using when she died said that it was working properly, according to the Daily Sentinel.

“This inspection involved testing which subjected the device to various loading profiles across a range of weights, where the velocity and force were recorded in simulated descents,” according to a statement from Head Rush Technologies, the device’s manufacturer.

Now, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment will look at other potential causes in the tragic death.

“We’re looking at all possible causes,” Cher Haavind, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment told the Daily Sentinel. “This is extremely rare, which is why the investigation is taking longer.”

Romero, a certified nursing student, signed up for a 70-foot jump at the indoor recreation

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