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West Jordan Woman, 19, Dies in Climbing Fall Near Zion National Park

 
Posted Tuesday, August 20th 2013 @ 11am  by Talk Radio 105.7 FM / 570 AM

A West Jordan woman has fallen to her death this week, while rappeling in a popular area, just outside Zion National Park.

Authorities say Shelby Christensen, 19, was climbing -- in the Birch Hollow area, with four friends -- when her hand got caught between the rope and the cliff face.

She fell about 120 feet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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