(CBS) — A man was killed after he went off-trail and fell at least 40 feet from an overhang at Starved Rock State Park on Saturday morning.
The man, who was in his 30s, was part of a film crew and lost his footing, according to Illinois Conservation Police. He has not been identified. He was with a crew of six other people who had a permit to film.READ MORE: Halloween Festivities Kicks Off In Western Suburbs This Weekend
The permit did not allow crew members to leave posted trails, police said.READ MORE: Dozens Of Chicago Firefighters, Water Department Workers Sue To Block City's Vaccine Mandate
The fall happened around 10 a.m. at Council Overhang, which is located on the eastern end of the popular park. The man fell from the top of the overhang to the floor below, police said.MORE NEWS: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective At Protecting Kids
A man attending a wedding in July died after a 30-foot fall from a bluff at the park. He had been in a restricted area, authorities said.