By CBSNewYork Team

GARDINER, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn man died while hiking over the weekend in Ulster County.

New York State Police responded around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to Undercliff Trail at Mohonk Preserve in Gardiner.

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Police said 31-year-old Evrim Cabuk was trying to retrieve a piece of hiking equipment when he lost his footing and plunged approximately 20 feet, hitting his head on a rock.

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Fellow hikers called 911 and rushed to administer first aid, but Cabuk was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Last summer, a 25-year-old woman from Brooklyn fell to her death while rock climbing at the same preserve.

CBSNewYork Team