Hiker Dies at Big Bend National Park

BIG BEND, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - a 64-year-old hiker died at Big Bend National Park this week. 

Officials with the park say Kent Green was hiking on the Lost Mine Trail when he collapsed. 

Visitors tried performing CPR until emergency personnel arrived at the scene along with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents, according to the release. 

However, park officials say efforts to resuscitate were not successful and Green died at the scene. 

"Big Bend National Park's staff wishes to send sincere condolences to the friends and family of the deceased, and thank all visitors who rendered assistance," the park said in a statement. 


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