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A canyoneer died Wednesday after he fell 40 feet in Yankee Doodle Canyon near Leeds.
The man was canyoneering with three other people, according to a statement by Washington County sheriff's deputies.
A search and rescue team was working in a 600-foot-deep canyon to retrieve the body of the man, who was in his 20s, deputies wrote.
Searchers were in rugged terrain with limited communication, deputies wrote; no further details were available as of Wednesday night.