SOUTHERN UTAH

Man dies while hiking at Arches National Park

May 26, 2023, 8:58 PM | Updated: May 30, 2023, 7:04 am

Red rock arch in Arches, one of the national parks in Utah...

Double O Arch in Arches National Park. A 66-year-old man from Texas was found dead inside the park on Tuesday. (Photo by Tom Smart)

(Photo by Tom Smart)

MOAB, Utah — A 69-year-old man died Thursday inside Arches National Park.

According to a news release, park rangers responded to a CPR in progress on the Primitive Loop section of the Devils Garden trail. 

First responders from Grand County and a LifeFlight helicopter responded to the scene. The release states, the man was pronounced dead after life-saving procedures failed.

The identity of the man was not released. The cause of the victim’s medical emergency was also not released.

No other information on the incident was provided. 

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