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An Oregon Man Fell Around 50-Feet To His Death Saturday During A River Trip In The Grand Canyon

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An Oregon man fell to his death at the Grand Canyon Saturday afternoon. The National Park Service received a report of an injured member of a non-commercial river trip in the Deer Creek Narrows within the Grand Canyon National Park at around 4:19 p.m. Officials say 48-year-old David Colburn of Tygh Valley, Oregon fell around 50-feet and could not be located by members of the river trip. Multiple search and rescue teams were flown to the area Saturday night and were also unable to find the man. On Sunday, personnel were able to reach Colburn’s body. He was taken to the Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office in Flagstaff. The incident is under investigation.