• Two hikers die on White Mountains trails in 2 days


    SHELBURNE, N.H. - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say two people have died in two days while hiking trails in New Hampshire's White Mountains, while a third hiker rescued survived.

    News releases from the agency say two people were rescued while attempting to climb Mount Washington on Thursday.

    The first, 63-year-old Sandra Lee of Mount Tabor, New Jersey, suffered an unknown medical condition on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

    Hours later, 80-year-old James Clark of Dublin, Ohio, was found immobile in the fetal position with signs of hypothermia.

    He was treated at a hospital for what authorities say were non-life-threatening injuries.

    On Friday, 69-year-old William Whittenaur of Lancaster, New Hampshire, suffered a medical emergency and died on the Blue Trail, part of a system leading to Mt. Cabot in Shelburne.

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