- Associated Press - Monday, June 6, 2016

ALTADENA, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say a 69-year-old woman collapsed and died while hiking in the Angeles National Forest north of Altadena.

The Sheriff’s Department says fellow hikers on the Sam Merrill Trail performed CPR for at least an hour until paramedics were able to reach her Sunday afternoon.

City News Service says Margaret Cihocki of Huntington Beach was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is planned.

Deputies say Cihocki was about two miles into the popular trail when she collapsed.


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