Woman falls to death in Grand Canyon while hiking, park says

An Arizona woman hiking in the Grand Canyon fell to her death Friday afternoon, park officials said.Maria Salgado Lopez, 59, was hiking off-trail and taking photographs along the canyon’s south rim when she accidentally stepped off the edge, according to a news release from the park.Lopez fell about 100 feet to her death, the release said. Park rangers recovered her body later that afternoon.The National Park Service and the local county medical examiner are investigating the incident.It’s the second death in the Canyon in the past two weeks. On June 24, 49-year-old Catherine Houe of Californi...


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