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Man, 20, dead after Grand Co. rappelling accident

By Associated Press | Posted - Mar 16th, 2013 @ 3:10pm



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MOAB, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old man from Moab is dead after a rappelling accident at Tear Drop Arch.

Grand County sheriff's deputies say they were called about 9 p.m. Wednesday and told one member of the rappelling group had fallen.

Rescuers responded and found Zachary John Taylor had died of his injuries.

Officials say a Utah Highway Patrol helicopter helped to recover Taylor's body because the area isn't accessible by vehicle.

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