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August 6 2004 at 2:11 PM
Dick Barthel  (Login DickBarthel)


Response to Lightning Fatality on French Gulch Near Breckenridge, Colorado

 

The hiker killed by lightning was Mary Wiper of Bowbells, ND. She was a Sierra Club employee who had recently been transfered from Montana to Albuquerque. She was hiking with a group of friends from Boulder CO who were also knocked down by the lightning. (info from highpointer Anne Barthel (friend of Mary Wiper), and Aug 2 Denver Post article and Aug 3 Boulder Camera AP article.)

 
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