BEAN’S GRANT, N.H. — Fish & Game was notified Tuesday of a hiker reportedly suffering from an unknown medical condition on the Crawford Path, approximately one mile from the trailhead at Route 302. The call had been made by a fellow hiker who ran down to Route 302 in order to get cell phone coverage. Due to the medical nature of the call Twin Mountain Fire & EMS was toned out. EMS personnel and a conservation officer hiked the one mile in to the hiker. After an assessment, it was determined that the hiker, identified as Sreenivasa Kumbam, 53, of Montville, NJ was not having a medical emergency; he was likely suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, rescue personnel stated. Provided Gatorade, he was able to continue hiking under his own power.
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