Man dies in fall off cliff on Clackamas River in Oregon City

Posted: July 2, 2012, 6:12 p.m.

Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-19651

On Monday, June 2, 2012, at about 2:34 p.m, Clackamas County 911 was called from the 14000 block of South Stevens Road in Oregon City with a report that a 64-year-old man had fallen off an approximately 80-foot cliff over the Clackamas River.

Personnel from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and the Clackamas County Water Rescue Consortium responded to the location by both truck and boat.

Rescue personnel confirmed the man was dead and requested the Clackamas County Medical Examiner.

The body was recovered and is in the possession of the Medical Examiner.

The name of the deceased is Scott Anderson, age 64, of Oregon City.

The circumstances leading to the fall are under investigation by Sheriff's Office deputies.  

The manner and cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner's Office.


Contact Info:
Adam Phillips, Sergeant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office