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Man dies on a hike in Grand Canyon National Park

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — Authorities say a man has died while
hiking at Grand Canyon National Park.

Park rangers received a 911 call from a visitor reporting CPR was being
performed on a hiker on the North Kaibab Trail around 2:20 p.m. Friday.

National Park Service personnel responded to the scene and continued CPR.

Authorities say all efforts to resuscitate the victim were unsuccessful.

The body was found about one-half mile down trail from the North Kaibab

The name of the man and his hometown weren’t immediately released.

An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the National Park
Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner.


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