1 dead after boat flips on Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

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(CNN)One idiosyncratic died and 4 radical were injured aft a motorboat flipped connected the Colorado River Saturday afternoon, according to the National Park Service.

The incidental occurred successful an country of the stream called Bedrock Rapid successful Grand Canyon National Park, NPS said in a tweet Saturday.

"Today astatine 2:12 p.m., we received a study of a flipped motorboat connected the Colorado River astatine Bedrock Rapid. One fatality has been confirmed; SAR [search and rescue] is underway to dainty and transport injured patients. Incident is ongoing; nary further accusation is available," Grand Canyon National Park Service said.

Bedrock Rapids, wherever  the Colorado River is divided successful  two.

A spokesperson aboriginal told CNN successful an email that 4 radical had been injured successful summation to the fatality.

On Sunday, the parkland work issued a connection naming the antheral killed arsenic 67-year-old Ronald Vanderlugt. Vanerlugt had been connected his 5th time of a commercialized motorboat stream travel erstwhile helium entered the water, it said.

"Members of the radical pulled him retired of the water, noted helium was unresponsive, and began CPR. Park rangers were flown into the determination with the parkland chopper and each resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful," the parkland work said.

"An further 4 patients successful non-critical information were treated and flown to the South Rim Helibase," the connection said. "An probe into the incidental is being conducted by the National Park Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner."

One rafting institution that runs expeditions successful the Grand Canyon describes Bedrock Rapids connected its website arsenic a spot wherever a ample stone splits the Colorado River's current. "The champion tally is connected the close side, which requires adept and precise handling to bring a trade astir the stone and into calm water. The near broadside is an unforgiving place, arsenic the stream pinballs done a constrictive stone studded channel," rafting institution Western River Expeditions says.

CNN's Susannah Cullinane contributed to this report.

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