Female Hiker Struck on Head by Falling Rocks at Donut Falls in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

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Donut Falls, Utah. Credit: Utah.com

A woman in her 20s was struck on her head by a falling rock while hiking Sunday afternoon in Donut Falls in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.

A Search and Rescue team was sent to assist the woman as she was in a “difficult area” when the injury occurred, the United Police Department said. The rock split open her head. She is currently conscious and in fair condition, according to officials.

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Rescue teams were on-scene until around 9 pm assisting the hiker. Donut Falls remained open to foot traffic but the road closed.