Hiker dies after medical emergency at state natural area in Putnam County

Courtesy: Tennessee State Parks

BAXTER, Tenn. (WKRN) – A hiker died after suffering a medical emergency at a state natural area in Putnam County Tuesday.

Emergency crews responded to the Window Cliff State Natural Area to assist the 60-year-old Mississippi man who was hiking with his family just after 1:15 p.m.

Officials told News 2 the man, identified as Burnis Page, died a few minutes later around 1:30 p.m.

His cause of death was not immediately known.

Additional information was not released.