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December 10, 2017

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Hiker falls, dies near Red Rock Canyon Saturday

Updated Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 | 1:32 p.m.

A hiker fell and died near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area this morning, and rescuers are working to recover the body, according to Metro Police.

A civilian reported the fall about 11:30 a.m. near the Sandstone Quarry Overlook, Lt. Patricia Cervantes said.

The overlook, a parking and tourist attraction, was shut down while Metro works on its recovery efforts, Cervantes said about 1 p.m.

Further details were not immediately available