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Hypothermia Death in Woodland Valley

New postPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 1:02 pm
by dave
Town of Shandaken - Ulster County

Statement from the DEC
: Wildland Search and Recovery: On May 12, Shandaken Police found a vehicle at a trailhead in Woodland Valley that belonged to a reported missing 46-year-old man from Queens. Hikers reported to police that a man matching the Queens man's description was seen at the Terrace Lean-to. Two Forest Rangers hiked to the lean-to and found the man in severe hypothermia. Efforts began to move him out of the woods, but the man lost consciousness. The subject did not respond to rescue breathing and died at the scene.