facebook
twitter
search
search

New York state trooper dies after falling into gorge during training

Nov. 20, 2013 at 7:21 PM

CASTILE, N.Y., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A New York state trooper died after falling into a gorge at Letchworth State Park during a training exercise Wednesday, police said.

The trooper was identified as Ross Riley, who was part of a special operations response team, Sgt. Michael Hockey of the state police in Warsaw told the (Rochester) Democrat and Chronicle.

WGRZ-TV in Buffalo said the emergency call came in just after 1 p.m.

Related UPI Stories
Topics: State Police
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos won't be repeat champions
Islamic State crucifies teen in Syria
Early human ancestor didn't have a nutcracker jaw
Elton John rides with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke
Cruz: Requiring women to enroll in military combat draft is 'nuts'