Man dies after cliff jumping in Lake Powell

PAGE, Ariz. (ABC4 Utah)- A 25-year-old is dead after officials say he drowned after cliff jumping.

They say Erick Kallestewa of Hotevilla, Ariz. was cliff jumping at Anchovy Point in Lake Powell when he "experienced difficulty due to the wind and wave conditions"while trying to swim after jumping.

Kallestewa reportedly jumped off of a 30 foot cliff. Witnesses told emergency officials they tried to help but were unsuccessful.

Tuesday morning his body was recovered by the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Dive Team.

 


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