Texas Man Dies in Utah’s Arches National Park While Scattering Father’s Ashes

A 66-year-old Texas man, James Bernard Hendricks, was found deceased on August 1 in Arches National Park, Utah. According to his family, Hendricks was on a mission to scatter his father’s ashes. His sister, Ruth Hendricks Brough, believes that her brother succumbed to heat stroke during his hike on the Sand Dune Arch Trail. Hendricks, a resident of Austin, Texas, was described by his sister as an exceptionally kind and friendly individual who had touched …

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Teenage Girl Dies After Falling Off Cliff During Hike with Friends

On Friday, Feb 10, a 17-year-old girl tragically passed away after she fell off a cliff face while hiking in Moab, Utah.  According to the Moab City Police Department, the teenage girl was out hiking with friends on the Moab Rim Trail located in the Kane Creek Canyon area. It was there that she slipped and fell around 30 feet down a “sheer rock face.”  Those that were accompanying her desperately attempted to rescue her …

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