Fatal fall at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon officials say a 70-year-old woman, hiking by herself, walked off a designated trail Tuesday and fell to her death.
1:12 | 04/24/19

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and to another deadly fall at the grand canyon. The third this month. A 70-year-old woman calling for help. Here's Clayton Sandell now. Reporter: It's a spectacular natural wonder again proving unforgiving after a third person fell to their death within a grand canyon officials say a 70-year-old woman hiking by herself walked off a designated trail Tuesday. She called for help but before rescuers arrived fell 200 feet from the rim. She did not survive. Earlier this month a 67-year-old man died after a 400-foot fall. And last month near the famous skywalk, a tourist accidentally fell 1,000 feet to his death while taking pictures. The grand canyon sees around 6 million visitors every year. With the busy vacation season approaching, park service says it is warning visitors to be safe. Take your safety seriously, and think about your actions while visiting. Reporter: Tonight, they're warning people to avoid the edge and stay in in the safer overlook areas for the perfect view or the picture. David?

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