Man falls to death after posing for a selfie on a tree

A man has reportedly died after falling to his death while posing for a photograph after climbing a tree on the edge of a cliff.

The deceased identified as Steven Gastelum fell more than 100ft into the Pacific Ocean at the cliff in Oregon known as Devil’s Cauldron.null

However, Police say a branch of the tree broke in Oswald West State Park, causing the 43-year-old Mr. Gastelum to fall.

Afterward, the Coastguard and firefighters launched a rescue mission but the body was brought to the shore.

Mr. Gastelum, who was a local man, was transferred to Tillamook hospital but was pronounced dead.

Oregon State Police launched an investigation and say he had been posing for a photo moments before he fell.


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