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Caldwell man dies in Owyhee County fall

Posted at 2:24 PM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-28 00:16:29-04

A 20-year-old Caldwell man has died as a result of a fall near Jump Creek Falls in Owyhee County.

Ada County Coroner Dotti Owens says Coit Edwin Herrick, Jr. died as a result of blunt force trauma due to a fall.

He was pronounced dead at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical center in Boise about 10 p.m. Saturday.

According to reports, Herrick was hiking with friends in the Jump Creek Falls area when he fell.

The Coroner has ruled the death accidental.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Coit's family. If you would like to donate click here.