Grand Canyon National Park Launches Search For Fort Worth Woman

UPDATED | August 2, 2017 8:40 PM

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a Fort Worth woman who’s been reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park.

Park officials say 38-year-old Sarah Beadle had reservations to stay at the Bright Angel Campground on Tuesday but didn’t arrive.

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Grand Canyon rescue crews searching for Sarah Beadle

They say she was hiking down the South Kaibab Trail and her backpack was found near the junction of the South Kaibab Trail and the River Trail.

Park officials say Beadle was hiking with two children — ages 10 and 11 — who are safe and accounted for.

They say Beadle is an experienced backpacker and hiker who last hiked at the Grand Canyon in 2002.

Beadle is an ER doctor at Baylor Medical Center in Keller.

The hospital released the following statement:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dr. Sarah Beadle and her family, as well as to the dedicated first responders who are searching diligently to locate her.

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