Man dies in fall in Bluff View area

Man dies in fall in Bluff View area

December 2nd, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

The Arts Bluff District and the Hunter Museum, as seen from the Walnut Street pedestrian Bridge

Photo by Tracey Trumbull/Times Free Press.

Chattanooga police said a man who climbed a fence on the walking path near the Hunter Museum of American Art slipped and fell to his death on the rocks below Saturday.

Sgt. Nathan Hartwig said in a news release that police were called at 6:55 p.m. Saturday. Investigators were told the 22-year-old man may have been drinking.

The man's identity has not been released.