Man dies after fall near Delicate Arch

Posted at 3:45 PM, Jun 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-29 17:45:20-04

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah – A man visiting from Japan died after he fell near the Delicate Arch Thursday.

Grand County Sheriff’s Office officials said 78-year-old Tsuneo Ohashi was walking by himself when he fell about 60 feet near Delicate Arch.

Ohashi was traveling with a group of other Japanese tourists, who were able to translate for Ohashi and emergency responders. Ohashi was taken to Moab Regional Hospital, where he later died.