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Man Killed in Grand Canyon Fall Was From Santa Rosa

A spokeswoman said it was the first over-the-edge death this year at Grand Canyon National Park, which had 17 fatalities last year

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    Man Killed in Grand Canyon Fall Was From Santa Rosa
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    This Oct. 22, 2012, file photo shows a view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

    Authorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa, California.

    Park officials said in a brief statement the man who fell over the canyon rim east of Yavapai Geology Museum was identified as 67-year-old Michael Obritsch.

    Park officials previously said the body was recovered from 400 feet below the rim.