Death on Reed Lakes trail
Tried to hike yesterday and was turned back by a ranger once we got to the trailhead...haven't seen anything on ADN yet.
Curious as to what happened...
Sad to hear about it
from the trooper dispatch:
Case number: 10-51989
Type: Death Investigation
Text: On 6/13/10 at approximately 1457 hours, Alaska State Troopers
received a report of a deceased person in the area of mile 3.5 Arc Angel
Road, Hatcher Pass. Investigation revealed that Frederick Simmons, age
48, of Wasilla, passed away due to natural causes while hiking on the
trail in Hatcher Pass. No foul play is suspected. Alaska State Parks
Ranger responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.
State Medical Examiner's Office was notified and responded to the scene
to take custody of the body. Next of kin was notified.
Received Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:16 PM and posted Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:48 PM