A 17-year-old girl was killed when she fell from her roof Friday When hiking with friends UtahPolice said.
The Incident occurred Friday afternoon when a group of friends were hiking the Moab Rim Trail In the Kane Creek Canyon area, The Moab City Police Department Statement. During Authorities later identified the hiker as a teen. Zoe McKinney, “somehow slipped” According to police, he fell approximately 30 feet from a sheer cliff face.
Friends McKinney’s home was on the other end of the phone when McKinney called 911. Authorities said that McKinney couldn’t be reached safely. Multiple The scene was responded to by agencies Grand County Search Rescue McKinney died at the bottom of the fall. Personnel She worked for two hours to get her body back.
The Moab Rim Trail Is it a “very tough and popular” Trail “adored” Hikers According to the U.S. Bureau This is Land Management.
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‘A remarkable student’
The Grand County School District In Moab Eastern Utah Parents and students who are informed In a Facebook Post McKinney’s funeral, McKinney said that the community was in mourning and that therapists would also be available at school campuses. Monday.
“Zoe was a remarkable student and we will honor her memory throughout the remainder of this senior year,” The district stated.
Moab City Police Chief Jared Garcia McKinney’s loved ones were offered condolences by the department.
“We recognize the devastating impact the loss of a beloved young woman and friend has in this small community, but know that the wonderful people of Moab will band together to support and comfort her family and friends at this time,” He said.
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