News Launch Day: August 24, 2021
Contact: Joelle Baird, 928-606-3154
Grand Canyon, Ariz. – The Countrywide Park Services (NPS) has correctly positioned missing particular person, Arturo Hernandez.
On Tuesday, August 24 at approximately 2 p.m., lookup and rescue personnel situated Hernandez by way of helicopter together the Hermit Path around Breezy Level. At this time, Hernandez is in secure problem and awaiting helicopter evacuation.
On Monday, August 23 at roughly 4:30 a.m., the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Heart received a report of two overdue hikers on the Hermit Trail in just Grand Canyon Countrywide Park. A number of hrs later on a person overdue hiker achieved the trailhead without the need of incident. The other hiker, 48-calendar year-outdated Arturo Hernandez of Surprise, Arizona was documented missing and was previous viewed east of Hermit Creek Camp on the Tonto Path on August 22 at about 11 a.m.
No further data is readily available at this time.