BOULDER CITY (KTNV) — UPDATE JULY 19: The Clark County coroner has identified the man found in an abandoned vehicle as 70-year-old Jack lee Hungate of Southgate, Michigan. His cause of death is still pending.
Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Thursday.
A park employee contacted the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center shortly after 12 p.m. on July 18 saying he came across an abandoned vehicle and a body near the Echo Bay Wash, located at mile marker 33 on Northshore Road.
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National Park Service rangers responded and found the body.
The Clark County Medical Examiner will confirm his identity and determine the cause of death.
The incident is under investigation.