Hiker dies in fall from Gorge trail

An AMR ambulance (File photo, April 2013)
An AMR ambulance (File photo, April 2013)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says a hiker died after falling from a trail in the Columbia River Gorge.

Lt. Steve Alexander says the man fell Saturday from near the top of the Angel’s Rest trail. The man was hiking with a woman when he fell an estimated 75 feet. The woman called 9-1-1, leading rescue workers to the area.

The man was identified as Michael Cigler of Hillsboro. He was 29.

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