Hiker’s body found on Zion National Park trail

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Authorities at Zion National Park say they’ve found the body of a missing hiker and are working to recover it.

Park rangers said in a statement Wednesday that 47-year-old Maurice Harris was found at the dead end of Deertrap Mountain trail, an offshoot of the larger East Rim Trail. They did not immediately say how he died.

Officials say Harris was last seen at the East Rim trailhead heading toward at shuttle stop on Monday afternoon.

Harris was found after 40 people combed the area, including search and rescue crews, dogs and helicopters.

Authorities did not immediately say how he died.
 

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