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Patrick Whitehurst/WGCN
Pictured is the area near the Thunderbird Lodge where a car drove over the edge on July 17. The vehicle was reported to have been driven by 57-year-old Gheorghe Chiriac of Apple Valley, Calif.

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2009 Grand Canyon Year in Review: Part III

Search and rescue busy in 2009

Search and rescue with the Grand Canyon National Park were kept busy during the summer months of 2009, as a number of emergencies were reported at the South Rim and other areas.