Delaware County Woman Dies After Falling at Grand Canyon

A Delaware County woman accidentally stepped off an edge at Grand Canyon National Park and plummeted hundreds of feet to her death.

Officials say 35-year-old Colleen Burns fell at Ooh Aah Point on Friday, about a mile down the popular South Kaibab Trail.

Park rangers found her body about 400 feet from where she had been standing.
Park officials say Burns had been with family hiking and taking photographs of the sunrise on the trail. They announced her death Monday. [[386610951, C]]

Burns died nearly two weeks after a California man fell to his death at the national park.

Burns’ mother told NBC10 her daughter used to live in Morton, Delaware County before moving to Florida. Burns also attended Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield.

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