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Tenn. man dies in Great Smoky Mountains

A Tenn. man has died in the Great Smoky Mountains Friday after suffering cardiac distress.
Late afternoon light illuminates the tunnel on Laurel Creek Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. / Source: (Kristina Plaas/ GSMNP)
Late afternoon light illuminates the tunnel on Laurel Creek Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. / Source: (Kristina Plaas/ GSMNP)(WVLT)
Published: Sep. 26, 2020 at 9:14 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -A man has died in the Great Smoky Mountains Friday after suffering cardiac distress.

Great Smoky National Park rangers responded to a report of a man in cardiac distress along Laurel Creek Road Friday around 1:50 p.m.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Zachary Brown of Portland, Tenn.

According to a release, Brown was standing along the roadside with his family when he experienced a cardiac event.

Rangers performed CPR until American Medical Response responded to the scene and transported Brown to Blount Memorial Hospital.

He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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