Climber Falls in Death Canyon

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0  Updated at 3:00 pm, August 22nd, 2011 By: Managing Editor
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(JACKSON, Wyo.) – An Oregon woman has been hospitalized after falling nearly 25 feet along a trail in Grand Teton National Park. 25-year-old Lauren McLean suffered serious injuries after falling in the Death Canyon area. Park officials say McLean’s rope system failed, causing her to fall feet first onto a rock ledge.   McLean was flown by helicopter to the University of Utah Medical Center for additional treatment.