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Old April 26th 12, 08:41 PM posted to alt.mountain-bike
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Default WHOOPS! ANOTHER hiker dies



Hiker dies in fall from Rattlesnake Ledge trail


A 32-year-old¬*man was killed Friday when he fell over a cliff while
hiking on the Rattlesnake Ledge trail near North Bend, according to the
King County Sheriff's Office.
Another hiker called authorities late Friday afternoon and
reported¬*that he had seen the man fall, said spokeswoman Cindi
West.¬*¬*The caller had hiked down the 300-foot embankment to
the location where the man had fallen and determined he was dead, then
walked to a parking lot where he called to report the death,¬*West
said.
Members of the sheriff's search-and-rescue unit responded and determined
the hiker had died.
The victim's name was being withheld pending the notification of his
family. He is believed to have been hiking alone, West said.
Tags: King County Sheriff's Office, North Bend, North Bend hiker


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