One dies in fall at Smith Rock State Park

Oregon

Deputies said he tripped and fell while making his way down a climber's path

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Smith Rock State Park. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A person died in a fall at Smith Rock State Park on Saturday.

The person fell about 100 feet after tripping while making his way down a climber’s path toward the northeast Lower Gorge inside of the park at about 9:30 a.m., according to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.

He died at the scene.

No further details have been released.

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