November 11, 1993 |
A 24-year-old tourist slipped and fell to his death while posing for a picture above the Grand Canyon, the fifth fatal fall since April, officials said. The accident occurred Tuesday at the canyon's south rim. The man's name was being withheld until relatives could be notified.
June 9, 1990 |
A sunbather who died after lying unconscious for hours in the desert heat had been drinking, authorities said Friday. Judi Lynne Aron, 37, died Thursday at Tucson Medical Center, about 12 hours after other sunbathers around an apartment swimming pool noticed her and summoned help. Tucson Police spokesman Sgt. Roberto Villasenor said Aron had been drinking alcohol and died of extreme body heat "in conjunction with acute ethanol intoxication."
June 8, 1990 |
A Tucson woman died after lying out in the sun for at least six hours, hospital officials said. The 37-year-old woman was unconscious when she was admitted to Tucson Medical Center. Her identity was withheld. The woman had a body temperature of 107 degrees and badly burned flesh, officials said. The temperature in Tucson had reached 107. "She was packed in ice immediately, but she was already into severe sunstroke and had lapsed into a coma," said TMC spokesman Tom Reavis.