A woman who was on a hiking trip with her husband tragically froze to death after he ran for help only to return and discover she had succumbed to the cold weather.
The husband, 33, and wife, 31, had begun their trip on Tuesday, camping overnight at Zion National Park.
Overnight, temperatures plunged and the woman was showing signs of hypothermia while the man was injured.
They were walking a 16-mile route through the Narrows on Wednesday morning when they decided to stop and split off so the husband could get help for them both.
The wife stayed behind at their stop point, about a mile-and-a-half from the north end of Riverside Walk- a paved trail that leads from the Temple of Sinawava to the Narrows.
Eventually, the husband found park rangers on the path and alerted them to the situation- they took him to a medical center.
Before Zion’s rescue teams arrived, other visitors gave the woman CPR. But it was too late and by the time the husband and rescuers came back, she had…