63-year-old man from Renton area dies after falling off Little Si hiking trail
NORTH BEND, Wash. -- A 63-year-old man from the Renton area died after falling during a hike on Little Si, the King County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
At about 7:55 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office received a call from a man who told the dispatcher that he had fallen off a trail and was injured. He was disoriented and not sure where he was, the sheriff's office said.
The dispatcher was able to pinpoint his location to the Little Si area. Search and rescue members found the man about 2 miles up the mountain and off the trail at about 300 feet. The area was described as very steep.
When rescuers found him, he was unresponsive. Rescuers performed CPR until medics arrived, but resuscitation effort were unsuccessful.
He was not immediately identified.