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Virginia man dies after fall while rock climbing in Colorado

Posted: 9:01 AM, Dec 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-18 16:01:55Z

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — A Virginia man has died after falling an estimated 60 feet while rock climbing in Colorado.

Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller identified the climber as Andrew Biebuyck of Charlottesville.

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office said he was in the Banks Hiking Area in Canon City, about 115 miles southwest of Denver, on Saturday afternoon when he fell. He was pronounced dead at the scene.