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Idaho man dies on boating trip

Posted at 7:14 AM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 09:24:33-04

An Idaho man has died while on a private multi-day boating trip on the Colorado river.

According to authorities at Grand Canyon National Park 69-year-old Jimmie Blair of New Meadows was pulled out of the water Sunday afternoon and given CPR. Rangers say resuscitation efforts were not successful.

Blair's death is being investigated by the National Park Service and the Coconino Medical Examiner.