Sheriff: Rock climber dies on Mt. Lemmon - Tucson News Now

Sheriff: Rock climber dies on Mt. Lemmon

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man died in an apparent rock climbing accident Wednesday on Mt. Lemmon.

According to Pima County Sheriff's Department spokesman Dep. Tracy Suitt, the man was found dangling in climbing gear.

Rescue personnel hiked to the scene. County Search and Rescue crews cut to ropes to get the man's body down

He was identified as 65-year-old David Webster, who was known to be an avid rock climber in the area.

The circumstances surrounding his death are not yet known.

Watch Fox 11 at 9 p.m. and KOLD News 13 at 10 p.m. for Mauricio Marin's live report.

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