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Rattlesnake bite victim dies in Jefferson County

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JEFFERSON COUNTY - The Jefferson County Coroner has confirmed the death of a hiker who was bitten by a rattlesnake Saturday. 

The coroner has identified the victim as 31-year old Daniel Hohs of Golden who died at St. Anthony's hospital Saturday. 

The incident occurred at Mount Galbraith trailhead near Golden Saturday afternoon. Emergency responders had to hike over a mile to get to the victim and the woman he was with.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Hohs was up along the trailhead when the rattlesnake bit him.

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