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Kentucky man reported missing at Grand Canyon

National Park Service via Twitter


(NEW YORK) — A 40-year-old man has gone missing at the Grand Canyon, sparking a search by the National Park Service.

John Pennington, of Walton, Kentucky, was last known to be at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, near Yaki Point, the National Park Service said.

Pennington abandoned his vehicle at Yaki Point on or around Feb. 23 and is believed to be traveling alone, possibly on a yellow motorcycle, the park service said.

Rangers urge anyone who may have seen Pennington or the yellow motorcycle to call the park service’s Investigative Services Branch Tip Line at 888-653-0009.

Pennington is described as a white man with hazel eyes and brown hair. He stands at 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds, the park service said.

The motorcycle, a 2005 Suzuki, has an Ohio license plate number GSX-R600.

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