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Tragedy as man, 28, jumps to his death off the Grand Canyon Skywalk

  • A man, 28, jumped to his death from the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday
  • The horseshoe-shaped glass walkway juts out about 70 feet over the canyon 
  • Signs warn not to get too close to the edge and risk a 500- to 800-foot fall 
  • Rescuers now are searching for the body of the man who had taken the jump 

A 28-year-old man jumped off a skywalk attraction at the Grand Canyon and fell 500- to 800-feet to his death, say rescuers who are now searching for his body. 

Authorities said the man had climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday. The man’s name was not released. 

He had been a tourist who visiting to the popular attraction on the Hualapai reservation outside Grand Canyon National Park and jumped around 4.30pm.

A 28-year-old man jumped off a skywalk at the Grand Canyon (pictured above) and fell 500- to 800-feet to his death, say rescuers who are now searching for his body

A 28-year-old man jumped off a skywalk at the Grand Canyon (pictured above) and fell 500- to 800-feet to his death, say rescuers who are now searching for his body

Authorities said the man had climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday. Skywalk, opened in 2007, is picture above

Authorities said the man had climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday. Skywalk, opened in 2007, is picture above

The horseshoe-shaped glass walkway (shown above) juts about 70 feet over the canyon overlooking the Colorado River

The horseshoe-shaped glass walkway (shown above) juts about 70 feet over the canyon overlooking the Colorado River

A Grand Canyon West spokesman says a body recovery effort began Sunday morning.

Skywalk opened in 2007. 

The horseshoe-shaped glass walkway juts about 70 feet over the canyon overlooking the Colorado River.

Signs warn tourists not to venture too close to the edge as a vertical drop from the Skywalk is between 500 feet and 800 feet.

A Chinese tourist fell to his death in March when he stumbled while trying to take a photo close to Skywalk.

A helicopter ended up air lifting the body of the Hong Kong man from 1,000 feet below the rim at Grand Canyon West.

 

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