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Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- A woman has died at this year's Burning Man, a weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert.

Authorities say 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio, from Jackson, Wyoming, fell under a bus early Thursday morning and was killed.

Organizers say this is the first death at the festival in seven years.

The festival, which takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada, will continue as planned.

Cipicchio's death remains under investigation.

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