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One Hiker Dead, Two Others Rescued After Being Stranded in Placer County

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One person is dead and two others hikers were rescued Wednesday after being stranded in the area of Granite Chief in Placer County. 

Search and rescue teams skied out to Granite Chief, a 9,000-foot mountain just west of Olympic Village, on Wednesday night after receiving reports of three stranded hikers.

Placer County Sheriff's Office one of the hikers had fallen approximately 100 feet down a precipice by the time help arrived.

The two other hikers were rescued and not known to be injured.

Authorities only identified the hiker who died as a Truckee resident as of Thursday morning.

The two other hikers were rescued and not known to be injured.

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