A body was discovered by a hiker on the Iron Mountain Trail in Poway, authorities confirmed.
Deputies, Poway firefighters, and San Diego Fire-Rescue crews were called to the popular hiking trail at approximately 2:30 p.m.
The initial call was to help a hiker in distress.
Officials said firefighters and paramedics made their way to the scene and found one person dead.
No other information was available.
The trail to Iron Mountain is a 6-mile round trip from Poway Road to the peak and is considered one of the city's most popular recreational sites. The trailhead is near a parking lot along State Route 67 at Poway Road.
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