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Woman dies in Superstition Mountains fall

Woman dies in Superstition Mountains fall

CREATED May. 2, 2012

Web Producer: Adriana Desiderio

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) - A woman hiking with her husband has died after falling off a mountain trail southeast of Phoenix.
   
Pinal County sheriff's spokesman Elias Johnson says the woman fell an estimated 50 feet from a trail near Lost Dutchman State Park in the Apache Junction area Wednesday morning.
   
Johnson tells the Arizona Republic (http://bit.ly/Jf7rJD ) the couple were on the Massacre Grounds Trail off Arizona 88 in the Superstition Mountains.
   
The husband called authorities for help.
   
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Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com

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