Illinois man dies in 500-foot fall at Grand Canyon days before starting his dream job as nurse
A 24-year-old Illinois man died last week after falling near a viewpoint at the Grand Canyon National Park, authorities said on Monday.
Andrey Privin, from Buffalo Grove, died July 3 after falling 500 feet at the South Rim of the park, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Park officials said the rangers initially responded to reports that a visitor, who was later identified as Privin, had lost his footing after climbing over a railing at a viewpoint near Mather Point.
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