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The original item was published from 7/20/2023 2:46:00 PM to 7/25/2023 12:00:00 AM.

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Man dies after fall at Rock Park

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UPDATE: July 20, 2:45 p.m. 

The Douglas County Coroner's Office has identified the deceased individual from the scene located at Rock Park on July 18, 2023, as Matthew Byars, 27.


A man has died following a reported fall at Rock Park.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue crews were called about 8 p.m. to the park, 1470 Front St. They arrived to find a man, who witnesses reported had fallen while climbing. The man did not survive his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Castle Rock Police Department will investigate. No further information is available at this time. 

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