Man Slips, Falls to Death While Taking Selfie With Girlfriend

They were hiking in the Palouse Falls area of Washington state
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 30, 2017 6:59 PM CDT

(Newser) – A man taking a selfie with his girlfriend slipped and fell to his death off a cliff in Washington state Monday, KREM reports. Rescue crews searched for hours, but no body was recovered until Tuesday, according to the Spokesman-Review. The 25-year-old man fell into the Palouse Falls in the Columbia Basin. Witnesses said his girlfriend screamed for help afterward, and that she said he had fallen about 40 feet before hitting the side of the cliff and going into the water. (Read more selfie stories.)

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