Man dies after fall in Kings Canyon National Park

An Indiana man died this week after a fall in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, officials with the National Park Service said Friday.

David Breuer, 47, had been visiting Kings Canyon National Park with his family. He left a trail Thursday to approach the top of Mist Falls, four trail miles from Road's End in Kings Canyon, and slipped and fell into the cascade, according to park officials.

Other park visitors attempted to administer CPR, but Breuer could not be revived.

The tragedy occurred nearly a week after another hiker died of a heart attack in the Mineral King Area of Sequoia National Park. On June 14, 60-year-old Joe Lopez of Bakersfield suddenly collapsed while on the Eagle Lake Trail, park officials said.

His brother, with whom he had been hiking, administered CPR but was unsuccessful, park officials said.


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