Hiker dies on the Long Trail in Peru

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PERU >> A hiker from Indiana died on the Long Trail over the weekend, according to State Police.

Michael A. Keethers, 57, of Indianapolis, Ind., took ill while hiking on the trail and became unresponsive while at the Peru Peak Shelter near Griffith Lake on Saturday. Efforts to revive him failed and he was pronounced dead. Londonderry Rescue and Winhall Fire Department responded. State Police are still investigating the cause of Keethers' death. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police in Westminster at 802-722-4600.

— Staff reports


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