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Man dies on remote trail near Alpine

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Posted at 12:32 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 15:32:34-04

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.