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Incident Name:  training run
Date: 06/09/1996
Personnel: Michelle Smith
Age: 23
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: Globe Hotshot, firefighter

Summary: Michelle Smith, a Globe Hotshot on the Tonto National Forest, disappeared during a training run on June 9, 1996. Her body was found 26 hours later. She died of heat exaustion and dehydration according to the autopsy report. There was no sign of struggle or foul play.

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