LASALLE COUNTY, Ill. — A man died at Starved Rock State Park over the weekend.
LaSalle County Coroner William Wujek said 31-year-old Alexander J. Torres, from Holland, Michigan, died Sunday morning.
Illinois Conservation Police said Torres fell roughly 30 feet off a bluff behind the Starved Rock Lodge. According to the LaSalle News Tribune, Torres came to the state park for a wedding.
The media outlet reported a Starved Rock site security officer and an employee were able to see where Torres had landed.
He was pronounced dead at 2:45 a.m., marking the first fatality from a fall at Starved Rock this year.
Wujek said the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Conservation Police Department, and the coroner’s office are investigating the incident.