TRUCKEE (CBS13) – A hiker has died after falling 100 feet down a cliff near Lake Tahoe, authorities say.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says their search and rescue team responded to Granite Chief Mountain near Olympic Valley to rescue three stranded hikers.READ MORE: Elk Grove PD Officer Involved In Hwy. 99 Head-On Crash Near 12th Ave.
The Truckee Fire Department along with search and rescue made their way to the fallen hiker. That hiker, who was from Truckee, died.READ MORE: Preteens May Be Vaccinated Without Parents Under California Bill
The two other hikers were rescued.MORE NEWS: 'It's Frightening': Family Thankful For Arrest Eight Months After Woman's Murder At Sacramento Light Rail Station
Authorities have not released the identity of the hiker who fell.