A 47-year-old man from Colorado died after sliding down a Glacier at Rocky Mountain National Park Thursday, July 12, according to National Park Service officials.

Park dispatchers received a 911 call at about 2:10 p.m. for a man from Castle Rock who was descending the Andrews Glacier with friends when he slid some 100 feet and landed in rocks, according to a park service release.

A park crew reached the man’s body at 3:35 p.m., and it was flown to a helispot in Glacier Basin Campground and transferred to the Larimer County Coroner.

Andrews Glacier is above Loch Vale in the Glacier Gorge area of the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

The victim’s body was flown to a helispot in Glacier Basin Campground.

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