Hiker dies of heat stroke in Arizona, others injured as dangerously high temperatures hit west


A man in his 20s was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital, according to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Monica Brettard.

Five other people who were part of the hiking group were treated at the Sparkloss Trailhead, a hiking area about 40 miles north of Phoenix.

The Scottsdale Fire Department said, “Hikers ran out of water and were getting lost on the trail. ‘ said. Tweet Monday.
Temperatures in Phoenix hit 109 degrees on Monday, six degrees above normal. National Weather Service.
Extreme heat continues choke some states Since last week, millions of people have been warned and warned of excessive heat in the West.The heat has prompted officials in California and Nevada to tell residents power savingScorching temperatures multiple deadly wildfires Rampage in California.
In Maricopa County, Arizona, 111 people have died from heat-related complications this year as of last week. report From the county public health department.
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According to the report, 38% of deaths are in people between the ages of 50 and 64, and 80% of deaths occur outdoors.

Excessive heat killed more people than any other extreme weather event in the United States.death from heatstroke surpassed hurricane deaths Data tracked by the US National Weather Service show an increase of more than 15 to 1 over the past decade.

The effects of human-induced climate change are making extreme weather events more deadly and common.

of July, A 22-year-old hiker has died of dehydration and possible exposure after running out of water at a South Dakota national park, officials said.

Source: www.cnn.com

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