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Man dies after falling from cliff into Caribou River

At approximately 9:30 p.m. last night (Sept. 7), Lake County law enforcement received a report of 29-year-old man from Rochester who fell into the Caribou River and was unresponsive.

According to law enforcement reports, Minnesota resident Daniel Allman was hiking with a friend when he fell approximately 100 feet from a cliff. After falling, Allman landed in the water below the cliff.

Allman was removed from the water by his friend. Lifesaving attempts were performed by the friend, Lake County Rescue Squad and Lake County Ambulance Service.

Allman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Caribou River sits near the Cook and Lake County line.