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The restrictions, which would close trailhe from 11 a. At about 1 p.
At about p. The woman's death came about two weeks after the Phoenix Park and Recreation Board voted in a special meeting to temporarily restrict access to several popular trails, including Echo Canyon and Cholla trails on Camelback Mountain, during periods of high heat.
Angela tramonte, a year-old woman from saugus, massachusetts, was found dead on camelback mountain in phoenix, arizona, where she was hiking with a police officer she met online
Mercedes Fortune, a spokesperson for Phoenix police, said foul play was not suspected and that the cause of the woman's death would be determined by the Medical Examiner's Office. The temporary restrictions were prompted by a letter sent to the board from the United Phoenix Firefighters Association Locala firefighter union.
Fire officials said the two started their hike together on Echo Canyon Trail earlier in the day but at one point, the woman turned around halfway because she was overheated and the man continued to the top of the mountain. Woman found dead after hiking Camelback Mountain.
For more stories that matter, subscribe to azcentral. Jensen arizonarepublic. Phoenix police also utilized a helicopter to search the area.
Audrey Jensen Arizona Republic. Rob McDade, a spokesperson for Phoenix Fire Department, said the two planned to meet back at the parking lot, but when the man returned, he could not find the woman and called All of her belongings were inside of the car, but the woman was not, officials said.
Phoenix technical rescue teams arrived and deployed 30 rescuers on the mountain for an extensive search to find the woman, McDade said. A woman in her 30s who was visiting Phoenix from out of town was found dead on Friday after she hiked up Camelback Mountain, officials said. She was found unresponsive and beyond resuscitation efforts and was pronounced dead.
The letter said 12 Phoenix firefighters were sent home for heat-related issues, including two who were hospitalized with acute renal failure from dehydration and exhaustion, after three back-to-back mountain rescues on June 16 during the hottest part of the day, which had a high of degrees, the letter said.