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Posted on: July 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office Responds to Downed Hiker near Hilltop at Havasupai

Havasupai AZ – On Saturday, July 1 at approximately 1:13 pm, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a downed hiker on the Havasu Canyon Trail near Hilltop in Havasupai.  A 32-year-old male from Utah was hiking out of the canyon with several others when he collapsed.  

While Deputies from the Williams District and medics were responding, the victim was aided by other hikers who were able to put the victim on a horse and get him to the Hilltop area.  CPR was performed by bystanders until Tristate Care Flight arrived on scene.  Tristate advised the subject was unable to be revived.  The Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office responded and transported the deceased to Flagstaff.  The cause and manner of death are under review by the Coconino County Medical Examiner.

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