A man died while visiting the Grand Canyon after falling off a canyon rim in the national park on Thursday, April 4, authorities have confirmed.
The name of the visitor is unknown but he has been identified as a 67 years old man. The National Park Service said in a press release that the man was near the South Rim in the Grand Canyon Village.
The dead body of the visitor was recovered by a rescue team and a helicopter., He was found discovered roughly 400 feet below the rim.
The investigation about the incident has been going on by the park service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner's office.
This is the most recent death of a person at the Grand Canyon. Last month, in a separate incident, two people were found dead at the canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona
One of the people was a man stumbling over the edge of the rim as he was trying to take pictures.
Three months ago, a 14-year-old girl from California had fallen to death from scenic Horseshoe Bend overlook in Arizona.
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