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Manitou Incline reopens after hiker's death

Posted: 5:48 AM, Sep 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-27 10:19:02-04
Medical emergency forces closure of the Manitou Incline

UPDATE: The Manitou Incline has reopened.

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The Manitou Incline is temporarily closed while medical personnel and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office look into the cause of someone's death.

Officials believe a person had a medical emergency while climbing up the Incline.

The Incline and Barr Trail is expected to re-open once officials recover the body.

The sheriff's office said the death is not considered suspicious or criminal in nature.