LIVERMORE, N.H. (CBS) – A hiker was found dead Saturday afternoon on a trail in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire.

The hiker was found unconscious Saturday around 12:30 p.m. on the Signal Ridge Trail in Livermore, about four miles from the trailhead parking area on Sawyer Brook Road.

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Hikers who were in the area performed CPR, but they were later pronounced dead by EMTs who arrived on scene.

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Because the hiker was found in a remote area of White Mountain National Forest, it took about nine hours for them to be brought back to the trailhead parking area.

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Their identification has not yet been released.

CBSBoston.com Staff