- Associated Press - Thursday, January 12, 2017

ALTADENA, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say a hiker died when he fell off the side of a trail near Altadena.

Officials say county fire crews were dispatched shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday following reports of man falling at least 10 feet over the side of Sam Merrill Trail.

Sheriff’s Lt. Irma Chevalier says a friend of the hiker called authorities after he apparently tripped and fell.

Sheriff’s officials will investigate.


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