KILKENNY, New Hampshire (WBZ NewsRadio) — A 39-year-old woman died while hiking down Mount Cabot in New Hampshire on Sunday.
The woman suffered from a sudden medical condition around 3 P.M. She started experiencing symptoms when she was descending the Bunnell Notch Trail in Kilkenny with her fiancé after summiting Mount Cabot, according to Lieutenant Mark Ober with New Hampshire Fish and Game.
The woman's fiancé called 911 and Berlin firefighters and EMS were sent to hike up to them. Her condition worsened and her fiancé and other hikers began performing CPR.
An Army National Guard helicopter was sent to assist. The helicopter reached the location around 5:36 P.M. but was unable to land on the mountain.
A paramedic from Berlin Fire Department reached the woman and declared her dead at the scene. She was then lifted into the hovering helicopter and it left around 6:10 P.M., Lieutenant Ober said.
The woman is being taken to Concord for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Her identity has not been released. No further information about the cause of her medical condition is known at this time.