Hiker dies on trail at Grand Canyon

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. -- Authorities are investigating the death of a hiker at Grand Canyon National Park on Friday.

A park visitor called 911 at 2:20 p.m. to report that CPR was in progress on a male hiker about half a mile down the North Kaibab Trail.

National Park Service personnel responded and continued CPR, but efforts to resuscitate the hiker were unsuccessful.

The park service and Coconino County Medical Examiner are investigating.