TILLAMOOK COUNTY, Ore. — Search and rescue crews are searching for a man who fell off a cliff and into the Pacific Ocean near Devil’s Cauldron on Monday.
According to Oregon State Police, Joseph Lescene and Sarah Lescene from British Columbia were hiking on a bluff when Joseph lost his footing and fell about 800 feet.
Sightseers in the area heard Sarah’s yells for help and called 911 just before 3:30 p.m.
Search and rescue crews found Joseph’s backpack in the water below the cliff, but they have not yet found him.
The U.S. Coast Guard is using its boats and a helicopter to help in the search.