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Hiker Dies in Fall on Sauk Mountain

The 69-year-old woman slipped while hiking a popular trail in the Mt. Baker National Forest.

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A 69-year-old woman, Karen Vaden, slipped and fell 70 feet last Tuesday while hiking Sauk Mountain in Washington’s North Cascades. She was declared dead of multiple blunt force injuries a day later by Skagit County officials.