Man Falls to Death in Buck’s Pocket

Fort Payne, AL (WDEF) – A man from Sylvania, AL fell to his death this weekend at the Bucks Pocket State Park.

Dekalb Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the victim was 35 year old Stanley Edward Kirby.

They believe he fell more than 40 feet.

The Sheriff says “this is a tragic accident and our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family members. Thank you to the DeKalb Ambulance Service, Fisher and Geraldine Rescue Squads, Grove Oak Fire Department, Officials from the State Park Services, Air Evac Helicopter, Deputies and Investigators for their quick response on the scene.”

VIDEO IS NOT FROM THE INCIDENT.

It is YouTube video from Chris Rhodes of Point Rock at Buck’s Pocket Wilderness.

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