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Teen dies, officer hurt in fall into Niagara Gorge


July 25, 2012
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Teen dies, officer hurt in fall into Niagara Gorge

The incident began as a foot chase near Niagara Falls, Ontario

CBC News

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man in Niagara Falls, Ont., after the man and a police officer went over a retaining wall and into the Niagara Gorge.

The Special Investigations Unit says that shortly after 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday a Niagara Regional Police officer was chasing a man on River Road, between Otter and Eastwood streets, roughly three kilometres from the falls.

Shortly afterward, both people went over a wall and into the Niagara Gorge. The man who was being chased died.

Full story: Teen dies, officer hurt in fall into Niagara Gorge





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