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Fatal fall reported in Big Cottonwood Canyon
First Published Jun 07 2014 04:23 pm • Last Updated Jun 07 2014 10:52 pm

A woman fell to her death Saturday hiking down from Donut Falls.

The 41-year-old Salt Lake County woman, whose name was not released Saturday, was hiking back from the Big Cottonwood Canyon destination when, about 2:30 p.m., she slipped and fell, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. She fell about 100 feet before landing on rocks and died at the scene, Hansen said.

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The woman had been hiking with family members at the time. Officers recovered her body Saturday evening.


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