The Boulder County coroner has identified the man who was found dead Friday in Rocky Mountain National Park as Nicholas L. Hellbusch, 18, of Lenexa, Kansas.

Hellbusch's body was found Friday on the Keyhole Route on Longs Peak. A hiker said he and members of the group he was climbing with saw a body below The Ledges of the Keyhole Route. Rangers found the body about 10:15 am. Friday.

The body was flown to the helipad at Upper Beaver Meadows in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Boulder County Coroner Emma Hall will conduct an investigation to determine the cause and manner of death.

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