Hiker dies after 100-foot fall in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

Hiker dies after 100-foot fall in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

Aug 20, 2022 by New York Daily News

Key Facts

  • A woman fell to her death during a scenic hike with friends in the Columbia River Gorge, just outside of Portland, Ore.
  • According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, she fell about 100 feet and suffered a head injury.
  • Bystanders and other hikers nearby attempted to perform CPR while they waited for first responders to arrive on the scene.
  • Corbett Fire Department rescue crews and deputies with the Multnomah County Sheriffs Office had to hike about 1.3 miles from the trailhead to reach the woman, who was ultimately pronounced dead on the scene.

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