(CNN) — A hiker from Minnesota died after a redwood tree collapsed and struck him at Muir Woods National Monument in Northern California, officials said.
The monument is in Marin County and approximately 15 miles north of San Francisco.
Emergency medical services were called at approximately 4:38 p.m. and first responders found Dutta beneath the tree. Dutta suffered "severe traumatic injuries" and was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:01 p.m., according to the sheriff's office.
A forensic postmortem examination is scheduled for Friday to determine the cause and manner of death.