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Colorado / Climber's Escape #727652

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 03, 2003
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Grand Junction & Aspen, Colorado: Bill Redeker) The climbing accident in Colorado in which Aron Ralston† had to cut off his own arm to escape being trapped under a boulder reviewed; scenes shown from the Canyonlands National Park. [Canyonlands ranger Steve SWANKE†- says Aron amputated his arm.] [Utah department of public safety Terry MERCER†- comments on Ralston.] [Pitkin County Sheriff Bob BRAUDIS†- says there is no pattern to our rescues.] [Mountain guide Scott MESSINA†- offers advice to climbers.] [Trauma surgeon Dr. Jay LIEBERMAN†- comments on Ralston's case.]

Woodruff, Bob;
Redeker, Bill

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