4 People Fall off California Cliff; 1 Dead and 2 Badly Hurt

The fourth person, a man who suffered minor injuries, managed to climb back up from the beach below and alert a passing officer.

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An onlooker stands near an ocean cliff in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., Monday, May 23, 2022. Four people fell off a Southern California ocean cliff in the early morning darkness on Monday and a man was killed and two women were critically injured, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Four people fell off a Southern California ocean cliff before dawn Monday and a man was killed and two women were critically injured, authorities said. The fourth person, a man who suffered minor injuries, managed to climb back up from the beach below and alert a passing officer at about 4:30 a.m., said Capt. Steve Barber of the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department. A 25-year-old man from Los Angeles…

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