|3/26/2021 11:55:00 AM|
Fatal fall from rocks at Taylors Falls
A fatal fall from rocks at Interstate Park was reported Thursday, March 25 by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office.
According to preliminary information the deceased is a 23-year-old male from Minneapolis. He was found unconscious in an area near the lower Taylors Falls paddleboat tie-up, in the park, about 4 p.m.
There was a second male fall victim, 31, from Savage, who was found conscious, and is receiving medical care at Regions in St Paul.
The victim first was transported by Lakes Region EMS to St Croix Medical Center in St Croix Falls, and was airlifted from there by LifeLink. He reportedly died at the trauma center at Regions Hospital.
The Taylors Falls Fire Department, DNR and National Parks Service also aided at the scene.
Names of the involved parties will be released after relatives have been contacted, the sheriff’s office spokesperson stated.