Hiker Who Fell To Death Near Multnomah Falls Identified

MULTNOMAH FALLS, Ore. — A woman died in a fall above Multnomah Falls on Friday afternoon.

62-year-old Jessica Warejoncas of Minnesota was hiking with friends on the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail when she fell about 100′.

Firefighters from Corbett Fire hiked about a mile up a trail to Wisendanger Falls and found bystanders doing CPR on Warejoncas.  She suffered a head injury and died at the scene.

The Multnomah County Search & Rescue team helped in the recovery of her body.

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