Hiker on Mount Washington suffers medical emergency

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
White MountainsMount Washington hiker has emergency

A New York man hiking on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency.

Sixty-year-old Mark Winkler of Pleasantville, N.Y., fell ill while hiking with a group on Mount Washington on Sunday afternoon. Members of his group called 911.

First responders stabilized Winkler before transporting him to a helicopter. Winkler was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Associated Press