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Ranger killed in Mount Rainier Nat'l Park shooting

Ranger dies after shooting shot at Mount Rainier National Park, authorities search for gunman By The Associated Press

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) ' Mount Rainier National Park officials say a park service ranger has died after being shot during a routine traffic stop.

Park spokeswoman Lee Taylor says the park is closed as authorities search for the gunman, who was armed with a rifle and fled on foot after the shooting.

Taylor says the ranger is 34-year-old Margaret Anderson.



The shooting happened just before 11 a.m. near the Longmire Ranger Station in the southwestern part of the 368-square-mile park in Washington state.


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