published Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Man dies in fall in Bluff View area

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    The Arts Bluff District and the Hunter Museum, as seen from the Walnut Street pedestrian Bridge
    Photo by Tracey Trumbull /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Chattanooga police said a man who climbed a fence on the walking path near the Hunter Museum of American Art slipped and fell to his death on the rocks below Saturday.

Sgt. Nathan Hartwig said in a news release that police were called at 6:55 p.m. Saturday. Investigators were told the 22-year-old man may have been drinking.

The man's identity has not been released.

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