Hiker Dies in Yellowstone

A Montana man reported missing by his coworkers was found dead in Yellowstone National Park.

A park ranger found his body about noon Friday near Yellowstone’s Elephant Back Loop Trail, in the park’s Lake Village area, the National Park Service said. While it’s unclear what caused his death, the National Park Service said “there were signs of grizzly bear activity in the area.”

His identity has not yet been released.

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“Hikers are advised to stay on designated trails, leave an itinerary with others, hike in groups of three or more people, be alert for bears, make noise, and carry bear spray,” the National Park Service advised in a statement.

 

Source: http://abcnews.go.com/