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Man who fell into Palouse Falls identified

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PALOUSE FALLS STATE PARK, Wash. -

(AP) - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says dangerous water conditions forced the cancellation of the search for a man who was reported missing after falling into the water at Palouse Falls State Park.
  
The sheriff's office on Friday identified the missing man as 26-year-old Noble Stoneman of Pullman.
  
Authorities say he fell into the water Thursday afternoon and did not surface.
  
Multiple rescue crews responded, but were not able to find Stoneman.
  
This is the third incident at Palouse Falls in the past year.
  
In April, Issac Engell died when he was sucked underneath the falls while swimming with friends. His body was located days later.
  
Last May 29, Cade Prophet was killed when he slipped and fell from a cliff and into a river just above the falls.
  
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Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

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