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A man was found dead Saturday in the Franklin Canyon area near the Hollywood Hills, authorities said.

Firefighters responded at 4:29 p.m. to a call of a man down with CPR in progress off Franklin Canyon Drive, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

Police and a representative from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy responded to the scene, Humphrey said.

There were no immediate indications that the man met with foul play, Humphrey said.

The area is popular with hikers.

— City News Service

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