UPDATE: Rescuers with El Paso County confirm that a woman died Tuesday afternoon, after suffering a heart attack on the Manitou Incline.
The coroner was called to the scene about 7:00 p.m. after CPR efforts proved unsuccessful.
The woman, who witnesses tell us was in her 30s, collapsed about one third of the way up the popular hiking trail.
About a dozen rescue and medical personnel made the hike to tend to the victim.
The Incline was closed to other hikers during the rescue attempt.
Watch this space for more details as they become available, and tune into NewsChannel 13 at Ten for a full report from Lindsay Watts.