Man dies in hiking accident Friday at Rattlesnake Ledge

A 32-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when he fell down a cliff while hiking on the Rattlesnake Ledge trail near North Bend.

The King County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 4:45 p.m. Friday, March 9, from another hiker on the trail who saw the man fall. The witness hiked down the 300-foot embankment and found the man dead.

Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue members arrived and confirmed that the man had died at the scene. The sheriff’s office believes the man was hiking alone when the accident occurred.

The man's identity has not been released, pending family notification.


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