ALPINE (CNS) - A 55-year-old man died today on the Anderson Truck Trail east of El Capitan Reservoir near Alpine, authorities said.
Cal Fire and units from the Alpine Fire District responded to a call for help to the scene of a remote area rescue at 10:20 a.m. Sunday, according to Capt. Isaac Sanchez of Cal Fire.
People who were with the man in distress performed CPR and a paramedic took over life-saving efforts upon arrival, Sanchez said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, the captain said. No other information about the cause of death was immediately available.