Gordale Scar in Malhamdale. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

Gordale Scar in Malhamdale. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

A walker has died after collapsing in the Yorkshire Dales.

Rescuers were alerted about 12.25pm on Friday by ambulance staff when the man became ill near Gordale Scar in Malhamdale.

Cave Rescue Organisation members went to the scene, about 300m from Gordale House.

A team spokesperson said: “As team members arrived, despite attempts at CPR by other walkers and the road ambulance crew, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance doctor had sadly declared the individual to be deceased.

“As the air ambulance then left the scene, team members remained at the scene to remove the casualty from the hill and place him in a road ambulance.”

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