Hiker dies after falling nearly 50 feet in Nuuanu


A woman has died after falling nearly 50 feet.

The medical examiner identified her as 32-year-old Jennifer Allen from Honolulu.

On April 13, 2017 at 12:38 p.m., Honolulu Fire Department units received a call for a hiker in distress at Luakaha Falls Trail in Nuuanu. The first unit arrived at the scene at 12:47 p.m.

Rescuers located the hiker at the base of the falls at 12:56 p.m. Allen was found unconscious, without a pulse, and not breathing.

She was airlifted to a landing zone located near the Nuuanu Reservoir pumping station where she was transferred to Emergency Medical Service personnel at 1:13 p.m.

Emergency services transported Allen to the hospital in critical condition, where she later died.

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