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Calgary man dies from 15-metre fall in Kananaskis Country

A 58-year-old Calgary man is dead after falling about 15 metres near Rawson Lake on Sunday, RCMP said in a release.

58-year-old fell after stumbling on snow and ice, sustaining fatal injuries

A 58-year-old man died after slipping while hiking in Rawson Lake, not pictured, in Kananaskis Country on Sunday afternoon. (Lauren Krugel/Canadian Press)

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A 58-year-old Calgary man is dead after falling about 15 metres while climbing in Kananaskis Country on Sunday, RCMP said in a release.

The fall happened near Rawson Lake, in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, about 130 kilometres southwest of Calgary.

Police say the man stumbled on ice and snow and fell around 3:45 p.m.

Kananaskis Emergency Services and Alberta Parks determined he had died from his injuries. RCMP were called in just before 5:30 p.m.

Police are not releasing the man's name and said the incident isn't considered criminal.