PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who reportedly fell into Lake Powell on Thursday.
Dispatchers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a report about 9 a.m. that the man fell from Willow Gulch in the Escalante Arm of the lake that’s on the Arizona-Utah border.
They said people on a nearby boat witnessed the man’s fall and attempted to render aid.
A medical professional on board the vessel pronounced the man dead on recovery.
The National Park Service and Kane County Sheriff’s office worked together to retrieve the body.
Park Service officials said the man’s name is being withheld until his family is notified.
They said it’s the 13th fatality at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area this year.