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Man died after fall at Ledges State Park, department says

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BOONE, Iowa (AP) — A man has been killed in a fall at Ledges State Park in central Iowa’s Boone County.

The Iowa Natural Resources Department says the man fell about 60 feet from an overlook off Lost Lake Trail around 11:15 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead on arrival at a Des Moines hospital.

The 63-year-old Ames man, identified as Danny Dean Carlile, was one of several people participating in an annual group hike.

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