Saturday, August 24, 2013

Climber’s Body Recovered

Corey Stewart's body was recovered yesterday morning by helicopter from Lumpy Ridge, an area just north of Estes Park in Rocky Mountain National Park. His body was transferred to the Larimer County Coroner's Office. Stewart, a twenty-two year old man from Newton, New Jersey, fell on Thursday, August 22nd. Stewart was enrolled as a student at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Park rangers were notified around 12:30 p.m. yesterday, via cell phone that he had fallen 30 feet while climbing Batman Pinnacle on Lumpy Ridge, a popular rock climbing area within the park. Minutes later people on scene started CPR on the victim. He did not recover.

No further information is available at this time.


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