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Hiker dead after fall down embankment in Grotto Canyon west of Calgary

06/08/2015 08:38 EDT | Updated 06/08/2016 05:59 EDT
CANMORE, Alta. - A hiker in her 30s has died from injuries in a fall near the Rocky Mountain town of Canmore.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the Grotto Mountain day use area near the Alberta town on Monday afternoon.

They got reports that a woman had fallen down an embankment.

Alpine Helicopter assisted paramedics by locating and retrieving the hiker by a sling and ferrying her to paramedics.

Officials say the woman was declared deceased on scene.

An adult male hiking partner was uninjured.

(CHQR)

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