, the sheriff’s office said it received a report Tuesday at about
5:50 오전. local time that a woman
— identified as 28-year-old Calli Aust of Sheridan
— had fallen off of Steamboat Point
, a peak in the Bighorn Mountains
, 약 24 miles south of the Wyoming-Montana border
당시, Aust’s husband was unsure of where she was, 보안관 사무실에서 말했다. Multiple agencies responded to assist in the rescue, with the first emergency personnel arriving to search for Aust around 6:30 오전.
She was found dead about 45 minutes later at the base of Steamboat Point’s southwest side, according to the sheriff’s office.
The sheriff’s office said Aust and her husband had hiked to the top of Steamboat Point Tuesday to see the sunrise and had reached the top when Aust fell.
It’s unclear why she fell, 보안관 사무실에서 말했다, but there are “no indications of foul play” and her death is being treated as an accident.
An investigation is being led by the sheriff’s office with help from the Wyoming Highway Patrol and Bighorn National Forest Service Law Enforcement. The Sheridan County Coroner’s Office is also conducting an investigation.