Appalachian Trail http://nhpr.org en Heart Attack Felled 'Lucky 10' On Appalachian Trail http://nhpr.org/post/heart-attack-felled-lucky-10-appalachian-trail <p>Robert Accola, the 54 year-old hiker found dead on the Appalachian Trail near Warren Monday, couldn’t wait to get to New Hampshire, says a sister, Katharine Accola of Providence, R.I.</p><p>“That is where we grew up hiking and that is the last place he hiked,” she said.</p><p>Accola, who began hiking north from Lee, Massachusetts on July 6<sup>th</sup>, died of a heart attack, according to his sister.</p><p>He was known on the trail by the nickname “Lucky 10.”</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:15:49 +0000 Chris Jensen 32241 at http://nhpr.org Heart Attack Felled 'Lucky 10' On Appalachian Trail Hiker Found Dead On Appalachian Trail http://nhpr.org/post/hiker-found-dead-appalachian-trail <p>A 54-year-old North Carolina man was found dead on the Appalachian Trail near Warren Monday morning.</p><p>Lt. James Kneeland of New Hampshire Fish and Game says two hikers found the man’s body.</p><p>“Early this morning we received a report of a hiker that was not responsive in his tent up here on the Appalachian Trail in Glencliff.”</p><p>Kneeland said the hikers were apparently worried when they didn’t see any activity and looked inside the tent.</p><p>Officials from the state police, U.S. Forest Service and Fish and Game responded.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:36:13 +0000 Chris Jensen 32153 at http://nhpr.org Hiker Found Dead On Appalachian Trail