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UPDATE: Yakima Coroner Identifies Man Who Died After Falling off a Cliff

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UPDATE: YAKIMA, WA - The Yakima County Coroner has identified the man who died after falling off a cliff near Highway 12.

Coroner Marshall Slight says 72 year old Stanley Nuxall Sr. from Richland died after falling about 200 feet near the area of Jump Off Joe in Yakima County.

It happened around 10:45 a.m. Thursday. Deputies say the Nuxall was with 2 other men on mountain bikes in the area when he lost control, fell off his bike and went over the cliff. 

Nuxall died at the scene. 

Deputies say the three were scouting the area for elk, prior to hunting season. 

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