Hiker dies from medical problem

    Chugiak, Alaska (KINY) - A 41-year-old Illinois man passed out on the Thunderbird Falls Trail and died on Tuesday evening, Alaska State Troopers said.

    Anchorage Police are conducting the investigation into the death and no foul play is suspected.

    Multiple agencies tried to help the man including Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska State Parks Officers, Chugiak Fire and EMS, and Anchorage Police.

    Other hikers with the victim tried CPR and other measures but the life-saving attempts were unsuccessful.

     

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