Man dies after fall from San Francisco cliff

December 5, 2019 GMT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco fire authorities say an adult male has died after falling from a cliff.

The San Francisco Fire Department said Wednesday afternoon that a rescue was in progress after the man was sighted against rocks at a popular lookout along the city’s west side.

The unidentified man fell about 200 feet (60 meters).

The fire department tweeted that rescue swimmers were able to reach the man, but he was declared dead at the scene.

The U.S. Park police is investigating.