GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A man from Illinois who was hiking the Grand Canyon died on June 22.
The National Park Service says they received a report of CPR in progress approximately a half mile below the South Kaibab Trailhead.
The hiker, identified as 60-year-old William Smith who was hiking out of the canyon after a day hike to Ooh Ahh Point.
NPS is investigating into the incident.
Grand Canyon Park rangers strongly recommend for hikers to postpone challenging hikes or trying new activities while first responders continue to concentrate on other incidents.
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