Man dies at France Park after jumping from cliff

Man dies at France Park after jumping from cliff

Posted: May 15, 2019 11:18 PM
Updated: May 15, 2019 11:18 PM

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joining us. 3 a popular park in logansport is now the site of a suspected drowning the department of natural resources says a man said to be in his 20 - 30's is dead after jumping off a cliff into water at france park.it happened around 1:50 p.m. today.i talked with frequent park goers who say they spend most of their spring and summer days at the swimming hole. 3 nats for 3 secs the 400 acres of france park is supposed to be an oasis...a getaway for community members.nats but today, it became the center of a death investigation after a man jumped off a 63- foot cliff into the cold water below.sot: usually people will be hiking up there in the back or some will be swimming here. standup: nats 1 sec, there are multiple signs located throughout france park like this one...and this one that say the same thing...absolut ely no jumping or diving from the cliffs.nats of a jump paul: despite what's not allowed and allowed people are still going to do what they want just simply people being people.the cliffs have been a popular jumping site over the years.to fight that, at one point they were off limits entirely.but that doesn't stop everyone.gage: you could elect to close it off but i am sure like there is going to be rebels that go up there and still jump off.paul: i myself no, but i have heard if they're ballsy enough yeah. it all depends on how much fear you have.this time fear was not enough to save a life.dnr says a pair of kayakers was nearby right when the man jumped.they paddled to rescue him, but he died before they could pull him out of the water.nats most visitors tell us, they didn't need a tragedy like this to keep remind them to stay off the cliffs.sot: no no i am scared of heights.sot: i dont even look over like i dont even look over the edge of it.paul: it starts 30 to 40 then continues 50 then gets up to 100. it gets pretty bad. 3 the department of natural resources says the victim will be identified once family is notified.dnr's lt. dan dulin says the family lives in india. an official cause of death will be determined by the cass county's coronoer office.
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