A 57-year-old Chula Vista woman found unresponsive on a popular hiking trail near Lake Poway over the weekend later died in a hospital.
Gladis Lizarraga and her family members hiked to Potato Chip Rock along the Mt. Woodson Trail Sunday. The group split up on the way back down to accommodate their walking speeds, but Lizarraga failed to meet them at the bottom of the trail, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office.
Lizarraga was later found unresponsive on the trail, the Medical Examiner’s Office said.
She was taken to Pomerado Hospital to be treated, but was pronounced dead in the emergency room shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.
— City News Service
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