Massachusetts man dies whereas mountain climbing in New Hampshire: officers
A 60-year-old Massachusetts man died after struggling an “unknown medical situation” whereas mountain climbing in New Hampshire, officers introduced on Monday.
The person, who was not recognized, collapsed whereas mountain climbing Mt. Jefferson on Saturday, in accordance with a press launch from New Hampshire Fish and Recreation. The person, from Mashpee, Mass., was with a small group and collapsed round 2 p.m.
SHOULD YOU GET THE FLU SHOT? WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2020-21 FLU SEASON
“A number of Good Samaritan hikers, many who had been within the medical career, who witnessed the occasion instantly began CPR and known as 911. Fish and Recreation Conservation Officers had been alerted to the emergency and began the rescue response,” officers mentioned.
The person was airlifted from the scene after officers known as for a Blackhawk helicopter from the Nationwide Guard in Harmony, N.H.
“The Nationwide Guard helicopter crew arrived on scene and was in a position to extract the hiker from the summit of Mt. Jefferson by hoisting him up into the plane utilizing a winch; a maneuver which didn’t require a touchdown,” per the discharge.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP
Nonetheless, “regardless of all of the exhaustive efforts by fellow hikers offering fixed resuscitation for practically 2 hours and the arrival of the Nationwide Guard helicopter,” the person didn’t survive, officers mentioned.
The person was reportedly in “good well being” previous to the Saturday incident. No different particulars had been instantly offered.