Ottawa girl dies at Grand Canyon

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An Ottawa girl has died whereas mountaineering in Grand Canyon Nationwide Park in Arizona.

The Nationwide Park Service obtained a report of a hiker in misery at roughly 5:50 p.m. on Thursday from the Vivid Angel Path above Three-Mile Resthouse.

“Quickly thereafter the hiker grew to become unresponsive and bystanders initiated CPR,” the NPS mentioned in an announcement.

“Nationwide Park Service (NPS) search and rescue personnel responded and assisted with resuscitation efforts. All makes an attempt to resuscitate the person had been unsuccessful.”

The sufferer has been recognized as Melanie Goodine, 41, of Ottawa.

The Nationwide Park Service says Goodine was mountaineering out of the canyon after mountaineering to the Colorado River earlier within the day.

The Nationwide Park Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner are investigating the dying.

“All guests to Grand Canyon ought to guarantee they’re ingesting loads of fluids, resting in shade in the course of the warmth of the day, waiting for indicators of misery in travelling companions, and dressing appropriately for the climate, which incorporates light-colored and loose-fitting clothes,” NPS mentioned. “The NPS doesn’t suggest mountaineering from the rim to the river and again in at some point.”

A spokesperson for the Grand Canyon Nationwide Park informed CNN that shade temperatures within the space reached 35 C to 40 C on Thursday.

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