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Rock climber dead after experiencing medical episode at Red Rock Canyon

A rock climber was pronounced dead at the scene after a medical episode at Red Rock on Thursday morning, according to Las Vegas police.

Metro’s Search and Rescue Team responded to a report of a rock climber who was possibly experiencing a medical episode at the Red Rock National Conservation Area about 9:20 a.m.

Upon arrival, police and medical personnel found the individual, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The individual is in the process of being recovered, police spokesman Jesse Roybal said.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0391. Find her on Twitter: @JessATerrones

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