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Tourist Dies From Fall While Hiking

November 18, 2005

A French tourist died after falling off a 20-meter-high ledge in Rincón de la Vieja National Park in the northern Pacific zone. Aimont Jacqueline Marie Madeline, 47, suffered the fall the night of Nov. 9; Red Cross authorities carried her body from the site early the following morning. Before the fall, she was hiking with a group of other French tourists and a guide, eyewitnesses said.

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