Motorist dies in drive over Grand Canyon

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities say a man drove over the edge of the Grand Canyon and plunged 600 feet to his death. Grand Canyon National Park spokeswoman Shannan Marcak said rescue personnel found the vehicle and the body of a male below the South Rim. The National Park Service is investigating. The incident happened around 6 a.m. Monday near the El Tovar Hotel.

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