JOHNSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A Pittsburg, Illinois man died after falling at Ferne Clyffe State Park in Johnson County on Sunday, May 6.
According to Williamson County Coroner Mike "Junior" Burke, 22-year-old Charles D. Gill of rural Williamson County fell to his death at the park on Sunday afternoon after he apparently lost his footing while standing on the edge of a large waterfall area.
Burke said Gill fell about 60 feet.
He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:34 p.m.
The incident is under investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Williamson County Coroner's Office.