An incident has been grabbing the attention of netizens all over the world after a woman from Utah died while hiking in the Grand Canyon. Yes, a Utah woman sadly died after a fall at the Grand Canyon, according to the authorities. Along with this, the report tells that the woman was on a private boating trip and during her hiking, she fall at the Grand Canyon. After this, the officials from the National Park Service were called emergency services and told about the unresponsive woman near the Ledges Camp along the Colorado River Monday night.
After receiving the call, the NPS and the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded over the call and used an emergency helicopter to find the location of the woman and her group. Now, the woman has been identified as Margaret Osswald, 34, from Salt Lake City, Utah who was hiking through the Grand Canyon, and suddenly, she fell from approximately 20 ft, as per the reports given by NPS. According to her group, the member of Margaret described her as unresponsive and then, began performing CPR. Later, the DPS rushed to the area at Ledges Camp at around 08:30 PM and pronounced Margaret Osswald dead.
Utah Woman Died After Falling From Grand Canyon
It is upsetting to hear about this tragic accident in which a 34-years-old lady lost her life. According to the sources, Margaret Osswal and her entire group were on day six of the multi-day boating trip when the incident took place, as per the NPS. Well, one more incident took place near the same place and the news of Osswal’s incident just come after 11 days after a woman died in the Grand Canyon along the Colorado River.
Now, the investigation of this incident is being conducted by the National Park Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office. While the reports suggest that four people including Margaret Osswal died this year within Grand Canyon National Park. The report of the incident has been provided to the family of Osswal and the authorities are investigating the case to find any foul play behind this incident.
One more incident in late of March occurred when a 68-years-old woman named Marry Kelley was pulled out of the Colorado River and found unresponsive when the park rangers arrived and attempted to give CPR to her. Stay tuned for more updates.