UPDATE: State Police release name of Wisconsin man who died falling from waterfalls
Man falls off Presque Isle Falls in Gogebic County
GOGEBIC COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The man who died falling off of Presque Isle Falls on Friday night has been identified as 39-year-old Ryan Kohnhorst of Merrill, Wisconsin.
A tragic death in western Upper Michigan on Friday night. A man fell from Presque Isle Falls at the campground.
Michigan State Police say troopers from the Wakefield Post responded to the area of the Presque Isle Campground off Gogebic County Road 519 at 8:30 p.m. Central Time Friday.
The 911 caller reported someone had fallen from the falls.
Troopers arriving on the scene located the man in the water. He was unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at the scene.
State Police at this time are not releasing the person’s name or how he fell from the falls.
Troopers were assisted on scene by U.S. Federal Forest Officers, Gogebic County Sheriffs Department, Gogebic County Search and Rescue, Beacon EMS, Porcupine Mountain DNR Officers, and dispatchers from Iron County Central Dispatch and Negaunee Regional Communications Center.
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