State police ID fallen hiker

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State police have identified a man they say died of an apparent fall on Wednesday (May 16) at the Wild Rivers Recreation area north of Taos.

Owen O'Keefe, 72, died after falling nearly 200 feet while hiking with another hiker, according to authorities. Officials say the cause of the fall is unknown at this time.

O'Keefe was the caretaker of the La Junta Campgrounds near Questa.

State Police continue to investigate the incident, however, no foul play is suspected at this time.

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