Hiker dies after 100-foot fall from trail near Multnomah Falls

Authorities said that a woman fell while hiking with a group of friends and suffered a head injury near Wiesendanger Falls.

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — A woman died on Friday after falling 100-feet from a trail near Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

Dispatchers received a report around 1:15 p.m. that a woman had suffered a head injury after falling near Wiesendanger Falls, just upstream from the top of Multnomah Falls. Firefighters from the Corbett Fire District and sheriff’s office deputies were heading to the area when dispatch received an update, notifying them that the woman’s injuries were severe

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