Wichita man killed in 300-foot fall on Colorado peak

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. | Officials say a Kansas man has fallen 300 feet to his death in Rocky Mountain National Park.

The National Park Service says the man fell Saturday afternoon from a ledge on Longs Peak. The Boulder County coroner identified him Sunday as 57-year-old John M. Regan of Wichita. An autopsy was scheduled for today.

Three hikers on the Keyhole Route of the 14,000-foot peak witnessed the fall, and park rangers were called by cell phone soon after it happened.

Rocky Mountain National Park is about 70 miles northwest of Denver.