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Man Fatally Falls Down Cliff While Trying to Rescue His Dog in San Mateo County

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    Man Fatally Falls Down Cliff While Trying to Rescue Dog

    A 67-year-old man died Monday after he fell down a cliff while trying to rescue his dog in San Mateo County, officials said. Sam Brock reports. (Published Monday, Feb. 19, 2018)

    A 67-year-old man died Monday after he fell down a cliff while trying to rescue his dog in San Mateo County, officials said.

    Emergency crews recovered the man's body at Thornton State Beach in Daly City.

    At about 11:30 a.m., a California Highway Patrol air unit was called to assist the North County Fire Protection District for a cliff rescue. CHP Officer Shaun Bouyea said a male fell approximately 200 feet down a cliff next to the beach.

    No other information was immediately available.


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