Man dies while hiking in Snohomish County

Law enforcement officials say a man has died while hiking near Heather Lake.

Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. David Bowman tells The Daily Herald that deputies received a 911 call on Friday that a 36-year-old man was experiencing a medical problem near the Heather Lake Trailhead.

Bowman says that the hiker, whose name has not been released, received CPR from friends.

A nurse who was also out hiking gave the man CPR.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has been asked to determine a cause of death.