Recent Cherry Creek High School graduate, 18, dies in climbing accident
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- An 18-year-old who had recently graduated from Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village died in a climbing accident Thursday. The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Lauren Guthrie, of Greenwood Village, reportedly fell while rappelling. The sheriff's office received the call about the fall shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday. It occurred near mile 259.5 of Highway 6 in Clear Creek Canyon, just west of tunnel 5 and north of Clear Creek.