LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who was out hiking and fell into Purgatory Falls near Lyndeborough, New Hampshire.

They say 50-year-old Dorie Goldman of Amherst, Massachusetts, fell 15 feet Sunday after slipping from the edge of a steep embankment.

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The Telegraph of Nashua reports police said Goldman fell over a waterfall, went under ice and became submerged. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Fish and Game Department officers said she was wearing ice cleats to improve her traction on slippery surfaces on the steep, rocky terrain covered in ice.

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