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UPDATE: West Vancouver man dies hiking Grouse Grind

The BC Coroners Service has identified the man who died on the Grouse Grind Wednesday as Sean Hanley. The 55-year-old West Vancouver man was at the three-quarter point of the Grind when he collapsed and suffered a heart attack.

The BC Coroners Service has identified the man who died on the Grouse Grind Wednesday as Sean Hanley.

The 55-year-old West Vancouver man was at the three-quarter point of the Grind when he collapsed and suffered a heart attack.

A bystander tried to resuscitate Hanley. District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services members raced to the scene and performed CPR but he was pronounced dead on the trail.

Hanley was familiar with the trail and had climbed it before.

North Vancouver RCMP has turned the file over to the coroner, which continues to investigate the death.

Staff from Metro Vancouver, which owns most of the land the Grouse Grind traverses, closed the Grind trailhead gate for several hours while first responders were on the scene.

A spokesperson for Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd. declined to comment.

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