Indiana Conservation Officers and other rescue personnel on Tuesday afternoon recovered the body of juvenile at Clifty Falls State Park who apparently slipped over one of the park’s steep waterfalls.
The body was recovered near Hoffman Falls, where the accident occurred. Identification is being withheld at this time.
Indiana Conservations Officers responded to an emergency call at noon Tuesday. They report that two juveniles were hiking off the designated trail near Hoffman Falls when one slipped into the moving water and went over the edge.
No foul play is suspected at this time.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Kings Daughters Hospital EMS, Black Sheep Clifty Six Fire and Rescue assisted in the recovery.
Clifty Falls State Park is a unique DNR property on the Ohio River near Madison. Its notable rugged features include steep canyon walls, ravines, and several waterfalls. The DNR encourages park visitors to adhere to park trails for the protection of the park and their own safety.