Hiker dies after collapsing near summit of mountain

FRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) – Officials say a 65-year-old hiker has died after having a medical emergency near the summit of a New Hampshire mountain.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says Maxim Raykin of Nashua, New Hampshire, had been hiking with four companions when he collapsed near the summit of Little Haystack Mountain on Saturday morning.

Officials say efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

His companions carried him down the trail and met up with a rescue team.

An autopsy is planned for Sunday.

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