Robert Accola

North Country
4:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Heart Attack Felled 'Lucky 10' On Appalachian Trail

Robert Accola on July 21st. Photo courtesy of the family.

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.

“That is where we grew up hiking and that is the last place he hiked,” she said.

Accola, who began hiking north from Lee, Massachusetts on July 6th, died of a heart attack, according to his sister.

He was known on the trail by the nickname “Lucky 10.”

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