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Coroner: Death on Lehigh County hiking trail due to natural causes

By 69 News, follow: @69news,
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:27:27 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 12 2014 04:25:32 PM CDT
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The coroner was called out to a Lehigh County hiking trail where an injury was reported earlier.

Emergency Communications confirm a callĀ  was received at 12:45 p.m. Saturday for an initial report of an individual injured on the D & L trail in Washington Township. A short time later, the coroner was called out to the scene.

The coroner says a 74-year-old man died of natural causes.

Crews temporarily evacuated that area of the hiking trail, located off Shady Nook Road.