May 2, 2012 2:57 PM

Woman dies in Superstition Mountains fall

APACHE JUNCTION (AP) - A woman hiking with her husband has died after falling off a mountain trail southeast of Phoenix.

Pinal County sheriff's spokesman Elias Johnson says the woman fell an estimated 50 feet from a trail near Lost Dutchman State Park in the Apache Junction area Wednesday morning.

Johnson tells the Arizona Republic ( ) the couple were on the Massacre Grounds Trail off Arizona 88 in the Superstition Mountains.

The husband called authorities for help.


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