37-year old San Angelo man dies at Big Bend National Park

A 37-year old San Angelo man died Thursday at Big Bend National Park, according to a press release from the National Park Service.

On May 12, park rangers and a U.S. Border Patrol agent responded to a call for medical assistance. When they arrived on the scene, they found the man unconscious and unresponsive. After several rounds of CPR were performed, they were unable to revive him.

The cause of death of the unidentified man had not yet been determined, the release said.

According to the release, the incident occurred at the Dorgan House trailhead near the Castolon Historic District in the southwest part of the park. Officials say the man was with his wife and parents at the time of the incident.

“We are truly saddened by this tragic death,” said park superintendent Cindy Ott-Jones, “And offer our condolences to his family and friends.”