NH News
11:01 am
Sun October 13, 2013

Update: Officials I.D. Massachusetts Hiker Who Died In White Mountains

New Hampshire officials have identified the 60-year-old man who died Saturday while hiking in the White Mountains.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says rescuers were called to the Ripley Falls Trail about 11 a.m. Saturday and found James Byrne of South Dennis, Mass., unresponsive about half a mile up the trail.

Officials say Byrne had been hiking with family and friends. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.

An autopsy was to be conducted to determine the cause of death.

10/10/2013:

New Hampshire officials say a 60-year-old man has died while hiking in the White Mountains.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says rescuers responded to a call at 11 a.m. Saturday of an unresponsive hiker about half a mile up the Ripley Falls Trail in Hart's Location.

Officials say the Massachusetts man had been hiking with family and friends at the time, and that he could not be resuscitated.

The cause of death has not been determined. The man's name has not been released pending notification of family members.