Deadly fall is 3rd recently in Ohio Hocking Hills

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the second deadly fall in three days in the Hocking Hills region of southeastern Ohio occurred near a waterfall.

An Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesman said the latest fatal fall occurred Monday afternoon near Cedar Falls in Hocking Hills State Park, about 45 miles southeast of Columbus. No other details were immediately available.

A Dayton-area man died Saturday afternoon when he fell about 130 feet from the top of a cliff while rappelling in Hocking Hills State Forest. A report released Monday identified him as 52-year-old Peter Livingston of Centerville.

ODNR spokesman Mark Bruce said Livingston had accompanied a Boy Scout troop and was rappelling in a rock-climbing area when he fell.

Last month, a young man fell from a cliff at the state park and died.

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