Woman rescued from Little Cottonwood Canyon

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LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON -- A woman who got turned around while hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon found herself trapped on the wrong side of a raging river Sunday.

The woman called 911, unable to cross the river safely. Search and rescue crews came out and strung a rope across the river. They put her in a harness and moved her across.

Salt Lake County sheriff's Sgt. Travis Skinner said, "She was prepared. She did what she was supposed to do. She called when she knew she was in trouble. She didn't take any risk trying to get across this river, which is really moving fast."

The woman was unhurt.


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