A 19-year-old California girl is dead after getting caught in a rock slide while camping with her family in southeastern Utah.
San Juan County deputies say Christine Elizabeth Allen of San Luis Obispo died in the accident that happened about 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Deputies say Allen and her family had arrived in the Kane Creek camping area about 6 p.m. and were climbing the cliffs next to their camp.
Officials say Allen's mother saw her daughter sitting on a large sandstone rock and watched as the rock face unexpectedly broke off, sending the girl tumbling about 20 feet.
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Authorities say she had severe internal and external injuries, and died at the scene.