Man, 19, falls to his death at Eugenia Falls

A 19-year-old man has died after falling off a cliff while hiking in central Ontario.

2 men were hiking along a cliff when 1 lost his footing, tumbled more than 12 metres

Provincial police say the accident happened on Sunday evening in the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area near Grey Highlands. (Conservation Ontario)

A 19-year-old man has died after falling off a cliff while hiking in central Ontario.

Provincial police say the accident happened on Sunday evening in the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area near Grey Highlands.

They say two men were hiking along a cliff when one lost his footing and tumbled more than 12 metres.

They say Tanner Jacobs of Orillia, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police did not release any other details.

Clarifications

  • Ontario Provincial Police had previously reported that the victim was 29 years old. In fact, he was 19.
    Jul 24, 2017 4:24 PM ET