Texas man dies after falling off Grand Canyon rim

Grand Canyon Inversion 2013

(CNN) — A Texas man died after falling off the south rim of the Grand Canyon, officials at the national park said Monday.

John N. Anderson of Grapevine, Texas, was visiting the park with family on Saturday morning when he fell about 350 feet near the El Tovar Lodge.

Park rangers found Anderson but were unable to resuscitate him.

The National Park Service and the Coconino County, Arizona, medical examiner are investigating the incident.

By Ed Payne, CNN

CNN’s Tina Burnside contributed to this report

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