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Hiker Fell To Her Death On Mount Evans

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CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- Rescue crews said a woman fell while hiking Mount Evans on Saturday morning. She apparently died from her injuries.

The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 12:11 p.m. from someone who saw a woman in her 20s fall from the sawtooth between Mt. Evans and Mt. Bierstadt at about 11:45 a.m.

The woman, later identified as Mary Bowles, 50, of Golden was declared deceased at 2:43 p.m.

A total of 24 responders from the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office, the Alpine Rescue Team, Boulder County’s Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, the Summit County Rescue Group and a Flight for Life helicopter are on scene for the recovery process.

Mt. Evans is one of Colorado’s famed 14ers. Its summit is 14,240 feet.

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