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A helicopter lifted the body of a man from Hong Kong, 1000 feet below the edge of the Grand Canyon West, a popular tourist destination in the Hualapai Reserve outside of the national park, said spokesman David Liebowitz. His identity was not released.
The fall happened earlier on Thursday when there are not many visitors to Eagle Point, a remote site most famous for Skywalk, a formed glass bridge that goes out of the canyon wall. The edge has several projections and revelations below, but there is no barrier between the tourists and the edge.
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The area is closed for the day, said Leibovitz. He extended the tribe's prayers to the man's family
The Hualapai Reserve includes about 100 miles of the Grand Canyon at its western end.
Meanwhile, the authorities in the Grand Canyon National Park – about 95 miles east – were working to identify a person who is believed to be a foreigner. Tomorrow evening in the forest areas south of the village of Grand Canyon a body was discovered, said the park.
Man's relatives were not informed, and the cause of death was unclear, said the spokesman for the park, Vanessa Sejza-Cervantes. The National Parks Office and the local medical researcher's office are investigating.
The Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, which attracts nearly 6.4 million visitors last year. Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Reserve receives about 1 million visitors per year.