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1 person dead after hiking at Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park Sign (Source: KWES) Big Bend National Park Sign (Source: KWES)
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TX (KWES) -

One person has died after hiking at Big Bend National Park.

We’re told on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Kent Green, 64, of Orlando, Fl, died while hiking on the Lost Mine Trail.

According to park authorities, Green reportedly collapsed while hiking with his wife.

Park visitors performed CPR until staff arrived.

We’re told efforts to revive the victim weren’t successful.

The Big Bend National Park staff said they wish to send sincere condolences to the friends and family of the victim and thank all visitors who gave assistance.

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