The Tillamook County Sheriff’s office is currently assisting the Oregon State Police, Nestucca Fire-Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard with the search and possible recovery of a man that fell into the the Pacific Ocean from a cliff in the Cape Kiwanda area of Pacific City. The man was last seen in the water near the area that is known as the ‘Punch Bowl” at approximately 4:58pm.
As this area is within the jurisdiction of the Oregon State Parks and Recreation, the Oregon State Police is the lead investigating agency and all future information should be provided by OSP.
Garibaldi and Bay City Fire Department’s drone programs, as well as Tillamook Ambulance and Tillamook 911 are assisting in this operation and as of this writing a USCG Helicopter from Astoria was searching the area for the missing man.
Photos by TCSO Deputy Sam Cummings