Authorities say a man who planned an afternoon of snowshoeing to the summit of a mountain in Maine has been found dead along a hiking trail.
Rescuers found the 57-year-old man from Mount Vernon, Maine, just after 9 p.m. Thursday. He was last seen at about 1 p.m., when he left a parking area for his hike on Round Top Mountain in Rome.
Game wardens say it appears the cause of death may be exposure. The medical examiner's office has been contacted.
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Temperatures on Thursday afternoon ranged from the teens to the 20s. The wind chill made it feel like it was in the teens or single digits.