Woman, 21, dead after climbing incident on Morning Glory Arch in Moab

MOAB, UT – A climbing accident on Morning Glory Arch left a 21-year-old woman dead Saturday, Town Lift reported. 

The collision occurred before 2 p.m. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman as Emmalynn Thair Herbstritt. 

It is unclear what led to Herbstritt’s death. 

Details are preliminary and more information will be posted to the news blog when it becomes available. 

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