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Boulder police officer dies while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2021-07-16 14:24:04 –

A Boulder police officer died Thursday while hiking in Boulder-Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, the agency said in a news release on Friday.

According to RMNP spokeswoman Kyle Patterson, 35-year-old Ashley Haarmann was hiking the dangerous part of Martha’s Couloa on Mount Lady Washington in Rocky Mountain National Park.

The park ranger was notified of the accident by a family member who said he had received information via satellite communications equipment in an emergency in the area.

Members of the Rocky Mountain National Park search and rescue team have arrived at the site of araouond. At 4:45 pm, the crew of the Mesa Verde Inter-Ministry Helitac, currently assigned to the Morgan Creek Fire near Steamboat Springs, assisted in an aerial search.

Haarmann’s body was taken to the Upper Beaver Meadows heliport on a long-haul route at about 8:15 pm to the Boulder County Coroner office, Patterson said in a news release.

A spokesperson for Boulder police said Haarmann had been in the army for about a year and a half.

According to police, Secretary Maris Herold said that Haarmann had BPD command staff in the park to make sure he was covered with the American flag until he was taken to the Boulder County Coroner office late last night. Dispatched members.

“Our department again mourns the loss of friends, colleagues and devoted civil servants,” said Prime Minister Herold. “Ashley was doing what she liked yesterday, and while it’s not that much, we hope we can get some comfort in it.”



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