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Bandon man dies after falling at Toketee Falls

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said dispatchers received a call about a man that had fallen off a cliff at the falls around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Posted: May. 14, 2019 9:23 PM
Updated: May. 15, 2019 10:08 AM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- Douglas County fire crews have recovered the body of a man that fell into the water at Toketee Falls on Sunday.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said dispatchers received a call about a man that had fallen off a cliff at the falls around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Officials said Douglas County Search and Rescue and emergency crews from Douglas County Fire District #2 went to Toketee Falls on Sunday night and continued their search on Monday morning.

The body of Brian Nelson, 59, was recovered around 11:30 on Monday morning by the Douglas County Fire District #2 Technical Rescue Team.

Nelson's family has been notified.

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