Darrick Rollin Danta, 58, of Northridge was found dead near the summit of New York Mountain, an area in the northeast area of the preserve.
San Bernardio County sheriff's deputies came to the preserve Friday and searched until midnight. They resumed their search early Saturday. Aviation personnel found Danta's body at 10:24 a.m., San Bernardino County coroner's officials said.
Officials say Danta's death is being investigated, but foul play does not appear to be a factor.
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