Police: West Point cadet candidate dies falling from off rock ledge

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Police say a West Point cadet candidate was killed Saturday morning when he fell off a rock ledge.

Officials say he was hanging on a rock ledge at Fawn’s Leap when a portion of the rock broke off and he died on the scene.

Fawn’s Leap is a popular location for cliff diving.

Authorities say the name of the candidate will not be released until his family is notified.

 

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