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March 17, 2014

Grapevine man dies in fall at Grand Canyon

A Grapevine man is dead after falling about 350 feet off the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park, authorities say.

A Grapevine man is dead after falling about 350 feet off the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park, authorities say.

Park officials say John N. Anderson, 53, was visiting the park with his family.

The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a man falling off the rim near El Tovar Lodge about 8 a.m. Saturday.

Rangers located him and began CPR, but they say efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.

An investigation is being conducted by the National Park Service and the Coconino County medical examiner.

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