Man dead after falling near Jump Creek Falls

Posted at 9:28 PM, Mar 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-27 17:06:44-04

UPDATE: Coroner identifies man as 20-year-old Coit Edwin Herrick, Jr.


A Treasure Valley man is dead after falling from a cliff Saturday at Jump Creek Falls in Owyhee County.

A witness tells us the man was hiking around an area near Devil's Ladder when he slipped.

The man fell more than 70 feet and was transported by air ambulance to a hospital before being declared dead.