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Man Killed in Fall at Zion National Park Identified

Man Killed in Fall at Zion National Park Identified



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ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) -- A Missouri man fell to his death from a popular hiking trail in Zion National Park, the second fatality the park had this week.

Barry Goldstein, 53, fell Friday afternoon while coming down the Angels Landing trail.

Search and rescue crews found Goldstein's body shortly after he had fallen several hundred feet from the trail, park spokesman David Eaker said.

"The man was visiting the park and had family with him," said Eaker.

Witnesses said Goldstein was near the edge of the cliff when he suddenly dropped off, plunging hundreds of feet.

Earlier this week, a California man who was rappelling in Heaps Canyon fell to his death.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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