Second German Tourist in a Week Dies at the Grand Canyon

Posted on June 26, 2014 • Filed under: Tourists Die, United-States reported a German tourist on a commercial river trip at Grand Canyon National Park died after his kayak flipped over and he was unable to right himself, officials said. He’s the second German tourist to die in the park this week. The group had just started its multi-day trip on the Colorado River on Wednesday when park officials received a call around 2 p.m. about an unconscious kayaker at Badger Rapids. A safety boat was able to reach the kayak, but authorities say Hans Uhl, 43, lost consciousness and couldn’t be resuscitated. Read Article

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