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|
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