Man Falls to His Death at Horseshoe Bend

File Photo- The 600ft cliffs that surround Horseshoe Bend. (Brandon Neuman / NAZ Today)

Flagstaff (NAZ Today)- Park Rangers at the Glen Canyon National Recreation (GCNR) are reporting that a man has died when he fell over the edge of a cliff at Horseshoe Bend, near Page Arizona.  Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Interagency Dispatch received a report of a man over the edge at approximately 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, July 24th.

Park Rangers and a Classic Lifeguard helicopter responded to the scene and determined that the man fell approximately 600 feet and was deceased. With the assistance of the Grand Canyon National Park Service helicopter, GCNR Park rangers and Coconino County Sheriff's deputies recovered the body from the base of the cliff and transported it to the overlook parking lot.  The body was then transferred to the Coconino County Medical Examiner.

The victim was identified as a Greek national who was traveling with a small tour group.  An investigation of the death is being conducted by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office in coordination with the National Park Service.