Grand Canyon search continues for missing Texas man

GRAND CANYON, Arizona — National Park Service Search and Rescue crews continue their search Thursday for 21-year-old Drake L. Kramer, of San Antonio, Texas, who was reported missing Monday by family.

Drake L. Kramer was last seen at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park | Photo courtesy of Grand Canyon National Park Public Affairs Office, St. George News
Drake L. Kramer was last seen at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park | Photo courtesy of Grand Canyon National Park Public Affairs Office, St. George News

Search and Rescue teams conducted an aerial search Wednesday of approximately 15 miles along the South Rim and a foot search of approximately five miles above and below the rim.

On Thursday, multiple teams continue to search above and below the rim by foot and the aerial search continues, according to a Grand Canyon National Park press statement issued Thursday.

Kramer was reported missing by a family member on Monday.

Kramer spent Saturday night at the Bright Angel Lodge and checked out on Sunday morning, according to the statement.

His last known location was at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

Description of Kramer:

  • Name: Drake L. Kramer
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Weight: 140 pounds
  • Hair color: brown
  • Eye color: brown

It is unknown what he was last wearing. However, it is known that he favors dark colored clothing and typically wears a backwards baseball hat or a bandanna.

Contact:

  • Anyone with information on the location of Kramer should contact the National Park Service Silent Witness Line at 928-638-7840

The National Park Service is currently conducting a Search and Rescue operation. A missing persons investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time.

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