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Man who fell into Palouse Falls identified

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

FILE – Palouse Falls drops into a deep gorge in rural Adams County Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The remote scenic spot is a state park and popular stop for tourists, geologists and others interested in geographical features. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
FILE – Palouse Falls drops into a deep gorge in rural Adams County Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The remote scenic spot is a state park and popular stop for tourists, geologists and others interested in geographical features. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Associated Press

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said dangerous water conditions forced the cancellation of the search for a man who was reported missing after falling into the water at Palouse Falls State Park.

The sheriff’s office on Friday identified the missing man as 26-year-old Noble Stoneman of Pullman.

Authorities said he fell into the water Thursday afternoon and did not surface.

Multiple rescue crews responded, but were not able to find Stoneman.

This is the third incident at Palouse Falls in the past year.

In April, Issac Engell died when he was sucked underneath the falls while swimming with friends. His body was located days later.

Last May 29, Cade Prophet was killed when he slipped and fell from a cliff and into a river just above the falls.

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