Hiker found unresponsive on South Mountain

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A hiker found unresponsive on a trail in South Mountain Recreational Park Friday evening has died.

Officials with the Phoenix Fire Department say their Technical Rescue Team was called out to help an unresponsive man at South Mountain Recreational Park Friday around 5:40 p.m.

When they arrived on scene they found other hikers performing CPR on the man.

They were a few hundred yards from the parking lot on the south side of South Mountain.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

McDade says he died at the hospital. It appears he suffered a heart attack while he was hiking alone on the trail.

The man's identity has not been released.

Arizona's Family will update this story as details come into the newsroom.


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