BROOKINGS - A Colorado man fell to his death on a beach near Brookings on Monday, Sept. 25.

According to a press release from the Oregon State Police, at approximately 7 p.m., OSP responded to the Mill Beach area near Brookings for a man who had slipped and fell approximately 50 feet onto rocks and into the ocean while climbing on a large rock.

The Brookings Fire Department also responded to the scene and recovered the man. They attempted life-saving efforts, but were unsuccessful. The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the scene in a helicopter and assisted with the recovery. There is no indication of any foul play.

The man was identified as 27-year-old Jeremy Tilton, of Leadville, Colo. Tilton was with several friends who cooperated with the investigation.

The Oregon State Police was assisted by Brookings Police Department, Brookings Fire Department, Curry County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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