Hiker falls from ledge at Kaau Crater Trail

Woman pronounced dead, authorities say

 UPDATED 7:16 PM HST Oct 05, 2013

Authorities said a woman was killed after falling from a waterfall at Kaau Crater Trail on Saturday.

Fire crews said a hiker in her 20s fell about 30 to 35 feet from a ledge shortly before 11 a.m.

She was pronounced dead by Emergency Medical Services personnel around noon.

The victim was with two other hikers, a male and female, when the accident happened, rescuers said.

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