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Official: Man jumps to his death at Grand Canyon Skywalk

FILE - In this March 20, 2007, file photo, people walk on the Skywalk during the first walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz. Authorities are trying to locate the body of a man who climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk and apparently jumped to his death. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

GRAND CANYON WEST, Ariz. (AP) — Officials at the Grand Canyon Skywalk are considering whether more security is needed after a man jumped to his death.

Grand Canyon West said in a statement Monday that it would explore whether new policies are needed.

Authorities recovered the body of a 28-year-old visitor Sunday morning.

They say he was at the tourist spot on the Hualapai reservation outside Grand Canyon National Park around 4:30 p.m. Saturday when he jumped.

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Open since 2007, the horseshoe-shaped glass walkway juts about 70 feet (21 meters) over the canyon overlooking the Colorado River.

The vertical drop from the Skywalk is between 500 feet (152 meters) and 800 feet (244 meters).

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There are safety barriers installed at Skywalk.

A Chinese tourist died in March while trying to take a photo close to Skywalk.

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