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Woman Recovering After Canyon Fall in Wayne County

Published on February 19, 2014 at 12:35PM

A woman is recovering after falling in a canyon in Wayne County and breaking her ankle Monday. 23-year-old Rebecca Quinn Winters from Provo was hiking with a group in Canyonlands National Park when she fell in Chamber Canyon. Wayne County officers said she was trying to navigate through a tight slot in the canyon with a rope, bus she let go and fell 5 to 6 feet. Southern Utah News reports that Rescue teams responded to the canyon around 2 p.m. to help get Winters out. They were able to get her out of the canyon around 10:42 p.m. Winters was taken to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center to be treated for the broken ankle.