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BASE jumpers are usually among the more daring of daredevils. The routinely break the law in search of taller and more thrilling areas to jump from. But in Boise, Idaho there is a bridge that is the ONLY location in the country that jumpers don't have to get a permit to leap from. And now, they've had 4 accidents in 4 days:
- A California woman died Monday after her parachute failed to deploy during a 486-foot leap from a bridge that is the among world's most popular BASE jumping locations.
The 34-year-old woman is the third person to die since 2002 after jumping from the Perrine Bridge over the Snake River on U.S. Highway 93 near Twin Falls.