Two men die after falling off cliff at scenic lookout spot in western Alberta

By on June 24, 2015

Crescent Falls at Nordegg, Alberta (YouTube screenshot)
Crescent Falls at Nordegg, Alberta (YouTube screenshot)

NORDEGG, Alberta — RCMP say they’re investigating the possibility alcohol was involved in the deaths of two men who fell off a cliff at a scenic lookout spot near Nordegg, Alberta.

Cpl. Chris Smiley of the Rocky Mountain House RCMP says a 911 call was received Tuesday afternoon indicating the males had tumbled from the Crescent Falls Lookout.

Mounties, fire officials, EMS and a search and rescue team were dispatched and found the bodies at the bottom of the cliff.

They were recovered with the assistance of a rescue helicopter.

Smiley says the men were ages 34 and 20, and both were from the Rocky Mountain House area but their names won’t be released.