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Oregon hiker dies after falling 100 feet near waterfall

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A hiker died in Oregon on Friday after plunging about 100 feet near a waterfall, authorities said.
The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was hiking with a group of friends on the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail around 1:15 p.m. when she fell near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said.
She suffered a reported life-threatening head injury in the fall, according to authorities.
Corbett firefighters hiked about 1.3 miles from the trailhead to reach the woman and found bystanders performing CPR on her. Despite the life-saving efforts, firefighters pronounced her dead, the sheriff’s office said.
CALIFORNIA CLIMBER RESCUED AFTER FALLING UP TO 60 FEET AT STATE PARK

The woman was hiking with friends along the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail on Friday.
(Multnomah County Sheriff's Office )
“It’s terribly devastating,” Stephanie Weinstein, a Canadian woman visiting Multnomah Falls, told FOX12 Oregon.
The Multnomah County Search and Rescue team was dispatched to help recover the hiker’s body.

A female hiker fell approximately 100 feet near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge.
(Multnomah County Sheriff's Office )
Officials said the hiker’s identity would be released after the notification of her next of kin.
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No further details were immediately available.

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A hiker died in Oregon on Friday after plunging about 100 feet near a waterfall, authorities said.

The woman, whose name was not immediately released, was hiking with a group of friends on the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail around 1:15 p.m. when she fell near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said.

She suffered a reported life-threatening head injury in the fall, according to authorities.

Corbett firefighters hiked about 1.3 miles from the trailhead to reach the woman and found bystanders performing CPR on her. Despite the life-saving efforts, firefighters pronounced her dead, the sheriff’s office said.

CALIFORNIA CLIMBER RESCUED AFTER FALLING UP TO 60 FEET AT STATE PARK

The woman was hiking with friends along the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail on Friday.

The woman was hiking with friends along the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail on Friday. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office )

"It’s terribly devastating," Stephanie Weinstein, a Canadian woman visiting Multnomah Falls, told FOX12 Oregon.

The Multnomah County Search and Rescue team was dispatched to help recover the hiker’s body.

A female hiker fell approximately 100 feet near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge.

A female hiker fell approximately 100 feet near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office )

Officials said the hiker’s identity would be released after the notification of her next of kin.

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No further details were immediately available.

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