Ecuador: tourist from Canada dies while climbing Cotopaxi volcano

Posted on June 4, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, TRAVEL

CBC.CA reported that a University of Calgary student has been killed while trying to climb a volcano in Ecuador.
Danielle Kendall, 22, was struck by a chunk of ice the size of a car on Sunday, according to a South American news website. She was with a guided group scaling the Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador’s central highlands. Kendall was a member of the University of Calgary’s track and field team. “It’s a pretty tough blow for everybody,” said Ben Matchett, the university’s assistant athletic director. Read Article

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