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Man killed after fall at Saline Co. park


A man from Evansville, Indiana man has died after a fall at the Garden of the Gods recreational area in Saline County.

According to the sheriff's department, someone called 911 just after 12:30 Sunday afternoon saying a man had fallen near Chimney Rock. Investigators say 44-year-old Darrell Brackett was climbing the rocks when he feel 75-100 feet.

Brackett was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crews from Gallatin County EMS, Equality Fire Department, Saline County Sheriff's Department, Air Evac, and the Illinois Department of Conservation all assisted in the rescue.

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