Alberta RCMP confirmed Sunday that an 11-year-old girl from Spruce Grove, Alta., died last weekend after falling into the water at Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park.
In a news release dated Sept. 24, RCMP said that the incident happened on Sunday, Sept. 20, around 12:30 p.m.
The girl fell into the water at the fifth bridge at Maligne Canyon, and despite rescue efforts from people at the scene, she was not pulled out of the water until she was found near the sixth bridge.
Jasper RCMP, Parks Canada Visitor Safety, and EMS made efforts to give medical aid to the girl on scene. She was transported to hospital where she later died.
The Edmonton office of the chief medical examiner is investigating the cause of death.
Alberta RCMP confirmed Sunday that an 11-year-old lady from Spruce Grove, Alta., died final weekend after falling into the water at Maligne Canyon in Jasper Nationwide Park.
In a information launch dated Sept. 24, RCMP mentioned that the incident occurred on Sunday, Sept. 20, round 12:30 p.m.
The lady fell into the water on the fifth bridge at Maligne Canyon, and regardless of rescue efforts from individuals on the scene, she was not pulled out of the water till she was discovered close to the sixth bridge.
Jasper RCMP, Parks Canada Customer Security, and EMS made efforts to present medical assist to the lady on scene. She was transported to hospital the place she later died.
The Edmonton workplace of the chief medical expert is investigating the reason for demise.
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RCMP informed International Information Sunday the household was visiting Jasper from Spruce Grove.
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Maligne Canyon is about 10 km north of Jasper. The paths on the canyon had been developed by Parks Canada and have 4 bridges over the gorge, after which a fifth and sixth are decrease down nearer to the river.