Man dies after apparently falling greater than 100 toes throughout hike in Sedona


SEDONA, Arizona (AP) – Authorities in north-central Arizona say a man from Washington state died after apparently falling more than 30 meters during a hike.

Yavapai County Sheriff officials said they received an 911 call Friday night about an overdue hiker in Boynton Canyon, west of Sedona. Two men hiked 29-year-old Jordan Brashears and made their way to ancient ruins in the canyon.

Authorities say the three men were about half a mile from the Enchantment Resort on the east face of the canyon near a number of ruins when Brashears preceded them.

At the time, Brashears was walking barefoot and his two companions lost sight of him around a corner. They called and searched for at least an hour before turning to the sheriff’s office. The body was found on Saturday.

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