This story is just awful!
Arizona officials have confirmed that 53-year-old John N. Anderson of Grapevine, Texas fell to his death at the Grand Canyon on Saturday afternoon.
According to the Grand Canyon Media Office, on March 15 the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center was contacted about an older man who'd fallen at the canyon rim, near the El Tovar hotel.
Rangers at the national park were able to locate Anderson's body—which had fallen upwards to 350 feet.
Rescuers administered CPR upon arrival, but were unable to resuscitate him.
An investigation into the incident is under way, but sources are saying the victim was there with his family.
This entire ordeal is truly heartbreaking.
Our prayers are with John's family.
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