FLAGSTAFF — A neurosurgeon from Flagstaff died after slipping and falling on a slick rock near the Cookie Jar area of Lake Powell.
Dr. Nathan Avery, 45, hit his head Saturday near his campsite and fell unconscious into the water, The Arizona Daily Sun reports.
Members of a group the doctor was with made multiple dives into the murky water before locating and pulling Avery out of the water and beginning CPR.
Avery was pronounced dead at a hospital in Page.
He was at the lake with five other co-worker families, for a total group of about 30 people.