Body found in Zion National Park after medical call

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) – Search and rescue teams with the Washington County Sheriff’s office recovered the body of a man who died after experiencing a medical issue on Saturday, according to St. George News.

Crews were contacted just after 5 p.m. after a 59-year-old man visiting from California was canyoneering in Orderville Canyon and suffered a medical emergency.

The man died before crews could reach him.

Crews stayed the night in the canyon and a helicopter was called in to assist recover the man’s body.

The identity of the man has not been released.

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