20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of trauma from a fall

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:30 AM

MOOSE, Wyo. — Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.

The Teton County coroner is ruling the death of Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev an accident.

Sagiev was a seasonal employee.

The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports (http://bit.ly/1qE5Ip3 ) that officials believe he died almost immediately after hitting his head in a fall from the steep traverse.

Sagiev was reported missing Aug. 18. His body was found Aug. 22.

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