Rock climber dies after 80-foot fall west of Leavenworth
LEAVENWORTH, Wash. — Authorities say a rock climber has fallen to her death in the Icicle River drainage west of Leavenworth, Washington.
The Chelan County sheriff’s office says the 50-year-old woman from Seatac, Washington, fell about 80 feet while climbing with a group on Saturday afternoon.
A rescue team was training nearby and immediately responded to a call for help. The woman was given CPR at the scene but did not survive her injuries.
The exact cause of her fall is being investigated.