Woman dead after fall in Kootenai County

Woman dead after fall in Kootenai County

Woman dead after fall in Kootenai County

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 25, 2013 at 9:32 PM

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho -- A woman is dead after a fatal fall in the back-country of Kootenai Count today.

Kootenai County authorities responded around 2:00p.m. this afternoon to an extremely rural area after calls about a female yelling for help.

They said the woman fell into an animal hole in a marshy area. She had apparently been walking with her children looking for frogs. Crews said they called county fire and rescue crews as well as the U.S. Forest Service. They weren't able to get her out safely.

The woman was prounounced dead at the scene.

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