Grand County Sheriff Steven White

Grand County Sheriff
Steven White

Delicate Arch Accidental Fall 6/27/2013

NATURE OF INCIDENT:Accidental fall              DATE: 06/27/2013             DAY OF WEEK: Thursday

 

LOCATION OF OCCURANCE: Delicate Arch

 

VICTIMS OR PERSONS INVOLVED:

NAME:                                                              AGE                   HOMETOWN & STATE

Tsuneo   Ohashi 78 Saitama,   Japan

 

INJURIES:  Fatal                     

 

TAKEN WHERE: Moab Regional Hospital                                  BY: St. Mary’s Careflight

 

 

On 06/27/2013 at 7:41 p.m. Grand County Dispatch received a call reporting a fall into the bowl area of Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. Park personnel and Grand County Search and Rescue and EMS responded to that location as well as St. Mary’s Careflight.

 

Mr. Ohashi had fallen approximately sixty (60) feet. Mr. Ohashi was traveling by himself, but there were other Japanese speaking tourists at the scene that were able to give assistance in interpreting for the injured party. Mr. Ohashi was flown to Moab Regional Hospital. Mr. Ohashi died as a result of the injuries sustained in the fall.

 

  

 

 

DEPUTY:Lt. Kim Neal