Climber falls at Starved Rock State Park

October 1, 2012 3:47:23 PM PDT
A suburban man is recovering after he fell at Starved Rock State Park over the weekend.

Twenty-five-year-old Ryan Morris of Tinley Park was climbing a ledge in a restricted area of Lone Tree Canyon on Sunday when he slipped and fell.

Morris is in good condition. He suffered several injuries in the 40-foot fall.

Police with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources say charges are pending against Morris for climbing in a restricted area.

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