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Man killed in Grand Canyon fall was from Santa Rosa, Calif.

April 12, 2019

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa, California.

Park officials said in a brief statement the man who fell over the canyon rim east of Yavapai Geology Museum was identified as 67-year-old Michael Obritsch.

Park officials previously said the body was recovered from 400 feet (122 meters) below the rim.