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    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Climber’s Body Recovered

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Date: August 23, 2013
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

Corey Stewart's body was recovered this morning by helicopter from Lumpy Ridge. His body was transferred to the Larimer County Coroner's Office. Stewart, a twenty-two year old man from Newton, New Jersey, fell on Thursday, August 22.  Stewart was enrolled as a student at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.      

Park rangers were notified around 12:30 p.m. yesterday, via cell phone that he had fallen 30 feet while climbing Batman Pinnacle on Lumpy Ridge, a popular rock climbing area within the park. Minutes later people on scene started CPR on the victim. He did not recover.       

No further information is available at this time.

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