Hiker dies on the Box Cañon Trail in Ouray, Colorado

Colorado News

Photo courtesy: Ouray Ice Park, Jack Brauer

OURAY, Colo. — Emergency personnel from Ouray County Emergency Medical Services, Ouray County Mountain Rescue, City of Ouray Police Department, and Ouray County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a hiker in distress Thursday on the Box Cañon Trail in Ouray, Colo.

Life saving measures were attempted but not successful. Larry Vangelder, a 52-year-old male, of Canyon City, died while hiking. The cause and manner of death are pending the results of an autopsy and the case is currently under investigation by the Ouray County Coroner’s Office.

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