Joshua Tree

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A 73-year-old woman from died as the result of a heart attack Monday while hiking in Joshua Tree National Park.

The unnamed woman was hiking the 49 Palms Oasis Trail and was unresponsive when authorities arrived at 3 p.m. Two additional hikers with the woman were taken to the hospital for heat-related issues.

Monday’s high temperature in Joshua Tree was 99 degrees.

Please, stop hiking in the summer months.

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