Police: Michigan man falls to death trying to get waterfall photo

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

CREEDE, Colo. (AP) - Police say a 22-year-old man who fell to his death in Rio Grande National Forest slipped while trying to photograph North Clear Creek Falls.

Hinsdale County Sheriff Ron Bruce says that Dylan Michael Jarsma of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was photographing the falls from various angles and moved closer to the top of the falls to get a better picture.

The fatal fall happened Friday morning. The site in Willow Creek Canyon near Creede is billed as Colorado's most-photographed waterfall.

The (Alamosa) Valley Courier reports that Jarsma was vacationing with his girlfriend, and that the couple planned to move to Colorado Springs.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 272091721 - wndu.com/a?a=272091721