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Former legislator dies in fall from cliff

Former state legislator John Carlisle, who lived with his wife Carole on their farm off Camp Road at the Lamar-Pike line, died Tuesday after falling of a cliff and into the Pacific Ocean in California. Carlisle and his son-in-law were hunting predators on a winery property when the accident occurred. From the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Capt. Greg Van Patten has confirmed that just before 4 p.m. a gentleman ‘slipped and fell about 60 feet into the ocean and died” near Albion, a small community on the Mendocino (California) County coast. Van Patten said the man was from out of state and was visiting the area with family ‘staying at a rental on the bluff.’ Scanner traffic indicated first responders were called to the scene at approximately 3:58 p.m. (Pacific Time). Agencies that were called to respond to what was called the ‘Shore Incident’ included the Mendocino Water Unit, the Coast Guard, and Reach air ambulance. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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