A woman who was on a hike has been reported dead after she plummeted 100 feet down Multnomah Falls in Oregon on Friday, Aug. 19.

The woman, whose identity has not been revealed, reportedly fell near Wiesendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge while she was trekking with a group of friends on the Multnomah Falls-Larch Mountain Trail at around 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug 19. She suffered a life-threatening head injury in the fall and died despite receiving life-saving efforts from firefighters and emergency responders at the scene, Fox News reported.

Officials from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Corbett Fire District received a report about a seriously injured woman at around 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 19. Following this, Corbett firefighters hiked about 1.3 miles from the trailhead to reach the woman. When they reached the scene, they found bystanders performing CPR on the woman. However, despite the life-saving efforts from emergency responders and bystanders, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

"It’s terribly devastating," Stephanie Weinstein, a Canadian woman visiting Multnomah Falls, said.

Multnomah County Search & Rescue was dispatched to help recover the woman's body. Meanwhile, a team from Trauma Intervention Program Northwest was deployed to provide emotional support and mental health resources for those impacted by the woman's death, People reported.

The officers are withholding the woman’s identity until her next-of-kin notifications are made.

Multnomah waterfall, a place that attracts more than two million visitors each year, is the most visited natural recreation site in the Pacific Northwest. Due to its immense popularity, timed permits are required from May 24 to Sept. 5 to access the site.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a Wisconsin doctor who went on a solo hike reportedly fell to her death when the ground beneath her collapsed in March earlier this year, Latin Times reported.

Kelsey Musgrove, a cardiothoracic surgery fellow at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, was last heard from when she reached the Potato River Falls in Gurney on March 26. However, she failed to return from the hike and was reported missing.

The deputies reportedly found her vehicle in the parking of the trail headed to the falls. Following the discovery, the authorities launched an expansive ground, air, and water search, and Musgrove's body was finally located at 11:35 p.m. on Sunday, April 3 in an area near the Potato River Falls.

Musgrove's autopsy report revealed that she suffered traumatic injuries and died within minutes after the fall. According to the sheriff's office, Musgrove reportedly veered off the observation area at the 90-foot waterfall trying to get closer to the river.

“While walking along the edge of the embankment, it appears that the ground beneath her collapsed, bringing her down the bank along with clay and rocks,” Sheriff Paul Samardick said.

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