Advertisement

Hiker found dead near steep ravine in Angeles National Forest

August 26, 2013

A 56-year-old Los Angeles man was found dead near Inspiration Point in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday afternoon after another hiker passing by spotted his body in a ravine, authorities said.

Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Air Rescue 5 unit located the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene before being airlifted to Farnsworth Park in Altadena, according to the Los Angeles Times.

A preliminary coroner's examination determined that the man died from trauma sustained during a fall from a steep trail.

The man's identity had not been released pending notification of his family.

-- Jill Cowan, Los Angeles Times

ALSO:

Motorcyclist caught in duct tape injured in La Cañada

Advertisement

Suspects in La Cañada home burglary arrested

Hill Street Café employee arrested after allegedly pulling gun

La Canada Valley Sun Articles La Canada Valley Sun Articles
|
|
|