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Woman dies in rock climbing incident near Rapid City

FALLING ROCK (AP) — Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota.

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department says emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured rock climber around 5 p.m. Saturday in Falling Rock. She was airlifted to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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