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FD: Boston woman found dead after hiking Camelback Mountain and suffering heat-related illness

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Jul 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 00:43:34-04

PHOENIX — A woman has died after she reportedly became overheated at Camelback Mountain Friday evening.

The family has identified the woman as 31-year-old Angela Tramonte from Boston.

Phoenix firefighters say Tramonte was visiting Phoenix for the first time and went hiking with a man on Echo Canyon Trail.

Tramonte's companion says she reportedly became overheated halfway up the trail and she decided to turn around and return to their car while he continued on the hike.

He then hiked to the top of the mountain and then returned to the vehicle, and was unable to find her. Crews say the woman's belongings were found inside of the car where she was not.

Fire officials say Tramonte, was found dead outside a home near the mountain.

Firefighters believe the she was attempting to alert someone in the area before she collapsed.

This is a developing story, stay with ABC15 for the latest information.