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A 67-year-old woman died after several feet of snow fell off the roof of a Casper Mountain house and trapped her Monday, according to the Natrona County Sheriff's Office.

The woman, who was not identified in the office's announcement, and a man were clearing snow off opposite sides of the roof when the man heard snow crashing down, according to the release. The man found the woman buried and called 911.

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First responders arrived at about 2:54 p.m. Monday and dug in the snow for 30 minutes before locating the woman. They attempted life-saving measures and then the woman was taken to Wyoming Medical Center, where she later died as a result of injuries from the incident.

Sheriff's office deputies and medical personnel were among those who responded to the 911 call.

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