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Visitors enjoy Mather Point, a scenic Grand Canyon viewpoint located along the South Rim of the canyon in Arizona. Mather Point is popular for its canyon vistas and proximity to the Visitor Center Plaza. (Loretta Yerian/Williams-Grand Canyon News)

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Grand Canyon fall victim identified as 24-year-old Illinois man

Young man reportedly climbed over rail and fell 500 feet

On July 3, park rangers responded to reports of a male visitor who climbed over a railing at the Grand Canyon, lost his footing, and fell approximately 500 feet.

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Visitor falls, dies after climbing over rail at Grand Canyon, rangers urge safety

On July 3, rangers responded to reports of a visitor that had climbed over a railing at Mather Point, lost footing, and fell approximately 500 feet. The fall was fatal.