Hikers report possible fatality in Yellowstone

Authorities in Yellowstone National Park are following up on information received Saturday from hikers who reported seeing the body of an individual who apparently died along a trail in the park’s northern range.

Park spokesman Al Nash said Monday that he did not yet have details on the incident, but that additional information could be available later in the day.

About Ruffin Prevost

Ruffin Prevost is founding editor of Yellowstone Gate, an independent, online news service about Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks and their gateway communities. He lives in Cody, Wyo., where he also works as the Wyoming reporter for Reuters news service. He worked from 2005-10 as the Wyoming reporter for the Billings Gazette and has also been managing editor of WyoFile.

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