published Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Fall kills man at Chattanooga's Bluff View

The Arts Bluff District and the Hunter Museum, as seen from the Walnut Street pedestrian Bridge
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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