Hiking trip turns fatal in Utah national park as woman dies and her husband is rescued with symptoms of hypothermia,...
A married couples hiking trip in a Utah national park turned deadly when they started experiencing symptoms of hypothermia, leading to the wifes death, officials said.
The couple began a hike on a 16-mile trail Tuesday at Zion National Park and started facing cold weather overnight into Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the National Park Service.
The Virgin River is shown Wednesday, September 16, 2015, in Zion National Park, near Springdale, Utah.
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The husband, 33, left his wife on a trail to go get help early Wednesday, according to park officials. Eventually, other visitors alerted park officials of the injured man and also helped provide CPR to the 31-year-old woman when found.
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