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Coroner: Remains spotted on Mt. Whitney are those of missing hiker
Coroner: Remains spotted on Mt. Whitney are those of missing hiker

Remains found on Mt. Whitney are those of a 60-year-old hiker who has been missing since June 14, authorities said Monday. John Likely of Dumont, N.J., died from "multiple traumatic injuries" after he fell about 50 feet into a steep chute, said Jeff Mullenhour, deputy coroner investigator for Inyo County's southern region.  His body was found near Mirror Lake. Authorities believe Likely saw the lake and tried to take a more direct route to his destination -- Outpost Camp -- before falling.  An aerial crew spotted the chute, located at 11,450 feet. Likely's body was found Friday, away from the Mt. Whitney Trail that would have taken roughly 10 minutes to...

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