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.
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