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Hiker Found Dead Near Kaaterskill Creek

Authorities say a 56-year-old hiker died Friday after falling 100 feet near the Kaaterskill Creek in Greene County. The incident happened near Route 23A near the Hunter-Catskill line.

County Coroner Richard Vigilo told the Daily Mailthe New Jersey woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Earlier this month, a Berkshire County woman was found dead atop Monument Mountain in Great Barrington.

Lucas Willard is a news reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011. He produces and hosts The Best of Our Knowledge and WAMC Listening Party.