Hart’s Location, N.H.

Hiker who died on trail was from South Dennis, Mass.


New Hampshire officials have identified the Massachusetts man who died Saturday while hiking in the White Mountains. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said rescuers were called to the Ripley Falls trail about 11 a.m. Saturday and found James Byrne, 60, of South Dennis, Mass., unresponsive about half a mile up the trail. Officials said Byrne had been hiking with family and friends. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. An autopsy was to be conducted.

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