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Man dead after cliff fall

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Sea Cliff Bridge, Coalcliff. PHOTO: RMS

A MAN has died after falling from falling from a cliff near Seacliff Bridge on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to a cliff near the southern end of Seacliff Bridge at Clifton about 12.40pm, following reports a man had fallen onto rocks.

Police have been told the man, aged in his 20s, was with friends when he slipped from the edge of the cliff and fell more than 40m. The man was from western Sydney, and was sight-seeing with friends when he slipped and fell.

Wollongong police attended and a crime scene was established. Police Rescue retrieved the body late on Saturday afternoon. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


One thought on “Man dead after cliff fall

  1. My friend was the victim in the accident. Very upsetting.


    Posted by salbears95 | October 4, 2018, 1:26 pm

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