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Zion National Park hiker dies after complaining of heat exhaustion


A 32-year-aged hiker died of a suspected warmth stroke in Utah’s Zion Countrywide Park Monday.

John Henry Wolfe, of Milwaukee, was complaining of warmth exhaustion at the finish of a physically demanding nine mile canyon trail, parks officers explained in a statement.

When park medics and EMTs arrived at Wolfe’s place, they located him unresponsive and administered CPR to no avail for about an hour, officers mentioned. His human body was airlifted out of the park and the Countrywide Park Services and community authorities are investigating.

Wolfe reportedly had complained of warmth exhaustion though out climbing.
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Heat stroke is brought about when entire body temperature reaches 103 degrees, and can guide to dizziness, confusion and the loss of consciousness, according to the CDC.

The temperature in the park was 95 degrees when Wolfe complained of heat exhaustion, in accordance to KUTV in Salt Lake Town

At least two other hikers have fallen to their deaths in the park in current months.



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