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Iowa man falls, dies while hiking El Paso trail

Update: El Paso Police identified the hiker as 61-year-old Kevin Kline, a Dubuque, Iowa resident.

Someone called to report Kline missing after he had not been seen or heard from for several hours.

Investigators believe he fell and tumbled down a rocky part of the 1,000 steps trail.

Officials say that the El Paso Police Department, State Park Police, and the El Paso Police Department worked together to bring Kline back down the mountain.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A person has been found dead at a West El Paso trailhead, early Wednesday morning.

It happened at the 4999 North Stanton St. at 1,000 Steps Trailhead.

El Paso Fire Officials sent out a tweet around 1 a.m. saying a person was found dead.

They have since turned over the scene to police officials.

El Paso Police dispatch confirmed the scene has since cleared.

This is a developing story we will update you as soon as we learn more.

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