Officials say a man slid more than 1,000 feet and died while climbing on Mount Katahdin in Maine over the weekend.
Officials with Baxter State Park in Millinocket say the 68-year-old Holden man had been camping with a large group and was trying to climb the Abol Trail with a companion Saturday when he lost his footing and fell.
Park rangers responded, but the man was declared dead at the scene. His name hasn't been released.
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This is the second death inside the park this month.
A 56-year-old New Hampshire man became separated from a group of skiers on Feb. 5 and died. Officials said he suffered a medical event.
Park officials said that was the first fatality at Baxter State Park in about a decade.