Hiker dead after being found on Scottsdale trail

McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale. (Photo11: Mare Czinar)

A man was pronounced dead after being discovered on a hiking trail in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve late Monday evening.

Scottsdale police and fire officials said other hikers on the Sunrise Trail discovered the man’s body and tried to resuscitate him until rescue crews arrived on the scene.

Medical personnel also tried to revive the man but attempts were unsuccessful, officials said.

The death does not appear to be suspicious, Scottsdale police said.

No further details were made available.

Sunrise Trail is located near Via Linda and 145th Way in Scottsdale, north of Shea Boulevard.

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