Severance woman dies, Texas man critically injured after falling in Rocky Mountain National Park

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2023
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A 21-year-old Severance woman died after falling about 300 feet Saturday afternoon in Rocky Mountain National Park. The woman, whose name has not yet been released, fell with a 25-year-old man from San Angelo, Texas, who suffered critical injuries when the two fell while descending in the Flying Dutchman couloir — a steep, narrow gorge between Longs Peak and Mount Meeker. Park visitors in the area called park rangers and activated a personal locator beacon, according to a National Parks Service news release. Bystanders provided initial care to the man,...

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