Cliff jumper strikes rock
West Parry Sound OPP
PARRY SOUND – A 25-year-old Manvers Township man died Monday after a mishap while cliff jumping on Otter Lake.
West Parry Sound OPP were called at 4:53 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 about a cliff jumper who struck the rock face. The man had jumped from about 75 feet or approximately seven storeys.
Bystanders were able to pull the male from the water and revived the man through CPR.
West Parry Sound OPP officers and Marine Unit, Parry Sound EMS, and the Seguin Fire Department attended.
The man was initially taken to the West Parry Sound Health Centre, and from there he was airlifted to Sunnybrook Medical Centre in Toronto.
Walter Dwight Gerow died of his injuries on Monday.