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Search continues for missing hiker at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — Authorities at Grand Canyon National
Park say they’re still searching for a man reported missing on a hike along the
South Rim.

Park officials say 36-year-old Marc Buckhout was reported missing by a member
of his family on Saturday evening. He’s from the Phoenix suburb of Glendale.

Park officials say Buckhout was last seen at 4:30 p.m. hiking along the South
Rim west of Grandview Point in the vicinity of Highway 64.

They say a dog team Tuesday searched the area Buckhout was last seen and a
technical rescue team covered terrain near the South Rim.

A park helicopter searched the area on Monday along with ground teams, but
there’s still been no sign of Buckhout.


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