RICHLAND -- A 71-year-old Pasco man died Sunday morning while hiking Badger Mountain in Richland.
Jerome Denier appears to have died of natural causes, said Benton County Coroner Rick Corson.
He said Denier didn't suffer any trauma, such as a fall.
Corson didn't have any other information, including whether Denier was hiking with others or alone. Richland police couldn't immediately be reached.