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Ventura County Man Killed In Accident At Glacier National Park

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 12:42pm

A Ventura County man who worked at Glacier National Park is dead, after falling down a mountain while hiking with a group of fellow employees.

Park officials say Matthew Needham was climbing a rocky mountain when he fell about 60 feet.  Park Rangers had to use a helicopter to reach, and recover the body of the 21 year old Simi Valley man.

Needham worked for Glacier Park, Incorporated, at the company’s Many Glacier Hotel.  Park officials are investigating to try to determine exactly what happened.

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