Hiker at Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park dies in fall

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Bend, OR — Sadly, a 23-year-old male who was hiking alone at Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park fell to his death. Sebastian Baker, from Vancouver Washington, was said to be alone while on the Misery Ridge trail before falling 250 feet in the area of Picnic Lunch Wall. He died at the scene Tuesday night.

The death appears to be an accident, although it remains under investigation. Detectives have asked anyone who saw the hiker or the fall to reach them at 541-693-6911.