Rock climber suffers fatal fall at Rocky Butte Park

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Crews are on the scene at Rocky Butte Park, where a rock climber suffered a fatal fall Friday afternoon.

Details of the accident remain unclear, but crews responded to the area around 4:30 p.m. The climber, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rocky Butte is a popular location for rock climbers and hikers in the Portland area. Its rugged terrain and large cliffs can be dangerous.

Portland Fire and Rescue urges individuals to use the utmost caution in areas like this.

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