Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy/NPS
A female park visitor died today, Monday, Oct. 3, in Bandelier National Monument after being struck by a falling tree. Park rangers were notified at approximately 2:30 p.m. of the incident.
Park rangers, the Los Alamos County Fire Department and the Los Alamos County Police Department responded to the incident.
The medical examiner and law enforcement have not completed the investigation at the time of this news release and no further details are presently available.