Rescuers: Third death this year at Chimney Top Rock

CAMPTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Wolfe County rescuers say for the third time this year, someone has fallen to their death at Chimney Top Rock.

They say it happened around 10 a.m. at Red River Gorge. According to rescuers, the victim’s friends reported he’d crossed the railing before he fell. The drop from Chimney Top Rock is around 200-feet according to crews who were assisted by Menifee and Powell County teams.

The Wolfe County Coroner’s Office says the victim’s name will be released once family is notified.

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