LANE COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) — A 19-year-old college student died Sunday after jumping from Wildwood Falls.
Sidney Anthony Nelson III’s body was discovered by Lane County deputies and search and dive teams at the bottom of a pool under the falls, which are off of Row River Road at milepost 17.
According to the Register-Guard, he was a student at the University of Oregon.
They had received a call at approximately 4:36 p.m. about a man who jumped from the falls into the water and did not surface.
The young man was from California and his family has been notified.