GOLD BAR, Wash. — Authorities say a 33-year-old Seattle man was killed when he fell into Wallace Falls near Gold Bar, Washington.

KOMO reports ( ) that the man’s wife, , who was hiking with him, called 911 about 5 p.m. Sunday to say he had fallen over an embankment near a lookout about 2.4 miles (4 kilometers) up the trail from the Wallace Falls State Park parking lot.

The man’s body was recovered.

Crews also rescued the family dog that was down on a ledge from the falls.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.