Woman suffers fatal 400-foot fall at the Grand Canyon after sharing photo of herself on cliff's edge

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Woman Suffers Fatal 400 Foot Grand Canyon Fall

A woman from Orlando, Florida was enjoying an early morning view of the Grand Canyon on Friday when she lost her footing and suffered a fatal fall, according to the Arizona Daily Sun.

Just prior to the incident, 35-year-old Colleen Burns and her travel companions were taking photos of the sun rising over Ooh Aah Point, which is situated along the South Kaibab Trail.

According to a friend, they were moving out of the way for other tourists when Burns, "...kind of got tripped up on her own feet and fell backwards."

That view tho 😍👌🏼

A photo posted by Colleen Burns (@colleenburns) on

Rangers later found her body about 400 feet below the observation area.

Both the local medical examiner and the National Park Service are looking further into the incident.

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