GEORGETOWN — Authorities say a teenager fell to her death while rappelling in Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver.

Clear Creek County Undersheriff Bruce Snelling says 18-year-old Lauren Guthrie, of Greenwood Village, fell just west of Tunnel 5 on Thursday afternoon. The accident was witnessed and reported by several other climbers in the area.

Investigators have not released any details about how Guthrie fell.

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Guthrie was a recent graduate of Cherry Creek High School. Read more at

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